Keep up to date with the latest news for the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
For the progressive rock band Umphrey’s McGee, supporting the MUSC Children’s Hospital not only benefits a local charity on their tour stop but supports a place with a personal connection. Both the band manager and the bassist knew firsthand the importance of a state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital...Continue
Posted on Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:31 PM in donor story, nicu
Special message from Beth & Darius Rucker
Are holiday cards for your family and friends on your list this season? If so, we can help! Our talented patients have put together a variety of beautiful card designs for the holidays. The cards are sold in packs of 12 for $15, with all proceeds benefitting the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital...Continue
Posted on Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:30 AM in fundraiser, holiday, video
MUSC team uses 3-D skull to treat baby with birth defect
Hopefully all he will have of this one day is a cool scar...and maybe a 3-D model skull
Crystal and Timothy Bausmith knew something was wrong when a neurologist came to consult with them after their son’s birth. Rhett’s head was misshapen, because he had craniosynostosis, a birth defect in which the bones in a baby’s skull join together too early...Continue
Posted on Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:02 AM in 3-d model, patient story, rhett
When life’s unexpected challenges catch you off guard, it is the strength, and spirit and resolve of those around you who help guide you through these difficult journeys. In 2019, when the new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital becomes a reality, the physicians, nurses and other staff members involved in the care of our cancer and blood disorders patients will be focused on each child’s individual journey, beyond what is typically experienced as a child or family in a children’s hospital...Continue
Posted on Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:09 PM in building details, cancer, floor 10
Our friend Abigail Lee was among the more than 500 patients, state and local leaders, volunteers and other supporters who turned out to help celebrate the occasion.
Not even a brief rainstorm or the searing heat that followed could dampen the enthusiasm of children and others gathered August 12 for the groundbreaking of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion.
The 10-story, $385 million hospital, slated to open in 2019, will be an iconic landmark in Charleston, say the architects. Parents are excited about new features that will make care even more family-centered...Continue
Posted on Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:09 PM in groundbreaking, video