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Check out the stories below to learn more about the latest happenings involving the people and programs at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.

2014

Baltimore-area Hospital Volunteer Recognized by President Obama for Hours of Service

September 9, 2014

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.

Yuba visiting with patient

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's Canine Companion

September 9, 2014

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.

Yuba visiting with patient

Jump Start: New Program Gets Severely Obese Children Treated Faster

July 21, 2014

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...

Storybook Gala

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's Storybook Gala a Big Hit

June 17, 2014

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.

MWPH Pediatrician Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Honored by the MD Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics

January 6, 2014

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.

MWPH's Chief Medical Officer Addresses Global Health Conference in China

January 6, 2014

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.