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Keep up to date with the latest news for the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Meet Gabe Johnson

Gabe Johnson

We want to share a conversation we recently had with Dana Johnson, whose son, Gabe, will be a model at our special Raise the Runway fashion show coming up next month...Continue

Posted on Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:25 PM in raise the runway, washington advocate

New NICU to offer couplet care to keep families together from birth

Couplet care at MUSC

The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital will provide the best medical care in the most comfortable setting. That idea starts at birth, even in the neonatal intensive care unit...Continue

Posted on Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:14 PM in nicu

Twins spend first months of life in neonatal intensive care unit

Leslie & Jelani with twin boys Xavier and Elijah

Leslie Jackson left her prenatal checkup in an ambulance bound for MUSC. The twin boys growing inside were 22 weeks and 6 days old, a gray area as to whether they could survive outside the womb...Continue

Posted on Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:00 PM in nicu

The heart of our new hospital

The heart of our hospital

During American Heart Month, we are pleased to tell you a little more about the heart center that will open in the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital in 2019.

Thanks to advances in medicine, we now can treat more complex, previously untreatable heart problems in children than ever before. But these new capabilities have created a demand for space, equipment, amenities, services and specialists.  Your gifts are enabling us to make these investments so that we can continue providing young patients with every possible advantage afforded by modern medicine...Continue

Posted on Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:03 PM in building details, heart

Laughter and tears: My experience as a volunteer

Children's Hospital volunteer Haley Sulka

Haley Sulka is an alumni and development coordinator and a volunteer at the MUSC Children’s Hospital.

When I think about the past three years of living in Charleston, there are so many moments and experiences that stand out. A lot of those moments happened in the MUSC Children’s Hospital. When I first moved here, applying to the volunteer program was at the top of my list. I love kids and thought it would be a good way to get involved and learn more about where I work. At the time, I didn’t think about how special an opportunity it would be to serve those children for a couple of hours every week and, in turn, for them to bless me as well. When I think back on my time spent on the seventh floor, countless faces and stories run through my mind. Some are sentimental; many are funny; and a few bring tears to my eyes...Continue

Posted on Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:58 PM in volunteer

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