(CINCINNATI; June 2, 2017) – Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati will hold its 28th annual Camp Ytiliba [ya-TIL-eh-bah; “ability” spelled backward!], a very special week-long overnight camp for children being treated at the hospital for burns, other traumas or conditions. Camp takes place this year at Camp Ernst in Burlington, Kentucky, June 4th through 9th.
The week gives these kids, aged 9 to 16, a chance to be around other children who understand their experience, to make new friends and take part in outdoor activities like horseback riding, fishing, swimming or just having fun. The camp is designed to help build self-esteem and confidence without worrying about their appearance, scrutiny or even bullying by others.
(CINCINNATI; April 4, 2017) – Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati clinicians and researchers were honored to present posters and oral presentations on a wide range of topics related to pediatric burn care and recovery at the 49th annual American Burn Association (ABA) conference, held March 21–24 in Boston, Massachusetts.
More than 11 abstracts were presented by Cincinnati Shriners Hospital. Abstract topics ranged from infection prevention projects and translational wound research to quality improvement. Two significant blue ribbons were awarded:
Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, announces pediatric burn surgeon Philip Chang, M.D., FACS has joined Cincinnati Shriners Hospital.
Dr. Chang comes to the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital after having served as attending burn surgeon at the Boston Shriners Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. While in Boston, he was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School.
(CINCINNATI; July 8, 2016) – Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati and Portrait of a Soul welcomes everyone to take part in the latest portrait unveiling on July 22 at 6:30 pm.
The unveiling consists of four beautiful paintings of children with craniofacial conditions and burn injuries. The children are patients at Cincinnati Shriners Hospital and the paintings were completed by elite local artists.
Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, hosts their 27th Annual Camp Ytiliba from June 6th to 10th. The camp gives patients a chance to be around kids just like them, make new friends, share stories and create a connection with hospital staff unlike any other.
(CINCINNATI; April 5, 2016) – Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, announces the appointment of John A. van Aalst, MD, as the Director of Research.
Dr. van Aalst has practiced in the Cincinnati area since 2014. He began working with Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati in July 2015. “I’m very passionate about research and look forward to having a sense of team. Good research comes out of collaboration,” said Dr. van Aalst.
(CINCINNATI; Feb. 29) – Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, announces that it has appointed Donald Gorbandt as Director of Development.
“Donald has a proven track record in fundraising, planned giving and strategic capital campaigns. His expertise will help Cincinnati Shriners Hospital raise funds that support our mission to provide the highest quality care to children within a compassionate and family-centered environment without regard to race, color, creed, sex or ability of a family to pay,” said Mark Shugarman, Cincinnati Shriners Hospital Administrator.
(CINCINNATI; January 29, 2016) – After serving as interim Chief of Staff since February, Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati has appointed Petra Warner, MD, FACS, Chief of Staff.
Dr. Warner has worked for Cincinnati Shriners Hospital since 2000. She completed her surgical residency Loyola University in Chicago and her burn fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American College of Surgeons.
(CINCINNATI; December 24, 2015) – Santa made an early visit to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati that brought joy and smiles to patients and their families on Christmas Eve.
Santa surprised patients and families alike when he suddenly appeared during a special Christmas Eve lunch at the hospital. All of the children (including patients and their siblings) received gifts, including toys and games. Families also received special gift bags.
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, the risk of house fires and burn injuries increases drastically during the month of December. However, there are ways you can protect your home and family.