Check out the stories below to learn more about the latest happenings involving the people and programs at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
"I am delighted to welcome these new staff members to the team," said Sheldon Stein, president and CEO of the hospital. "They bring a wealth of relevant experience and share a commitment to our vision - providing specialty medical care to our most precious resources - our children."
It's not every day that someone receives a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States. But that's what happened recently to David Slotnick of Ellicott City. Slotnick, who has been the librarian at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital for 25 years, received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award at the gold level for performing more than 500 hours of volunteer service in one year.
One of the most noticeable members on Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's CARES team has four long legs, is soft, furry and extremely loveable, and goes by the name of Yuba. Yuba is the hospital's facility dog, acquired in 2012 after a rigorous year-long application and training process.
Clinicians in the Weigh Smart® program, worried about obesity related complications, devise a strategy to get kids and their families in for treatment as early as possible. Here's what Jump Start is all about...
An energetic mix of Baltimore's brightest business and philanthropic leaders enthusiastically embraced the Dr. Seuss-themed Storybook Gala on May 16th benefiting Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital. The hospital's first gala in more than 20 years raised well over $100 thousand for the non-profit's patients and programs.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is proud to announce that a longtime member of its medical staff, George Lentz, MD FAAP, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the MD Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's Medical Director, Dr. Richard Katz, joined health experts from around the world in China to talk about feeding children who can't or won't be fed. It occurred at the 1st Annual BIT Global Health Conference 2013 in Dalian, in northeast China.