Keep up to date with the latest news for the campaign for the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
In December 2016, a group of architects, doctors, nurses and parents met to begin planning an outdoor play area that would rest on a rooftop of the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital...Continue
Posted on Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:08 AM in building details
MUSC Children’s Hospital is widely recognized as having one of the best pediatric heart programs in the country – one of the top 20, according to US News & Report.
No other center in South Carolina can provide the scope or depth of care for children with heart problems: Open-heart surgeries. Heart transplantation. Ventricular-assist device implantation. More than 8,500 echocardiograms and 600 catheterizations each year. And its success rates and clinical outcomes far outshine the national average...Continue
Posted on Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:07 PM in building details
With the first month of 2017 halfway over, we have driven 780 of the new hospital’s 1,300 pilings and will likely wrap up this phase of the project by the end of March, just in time for the blooming of the azaleas, dogwoods and daffodils...Continue
Posted on Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:04 PM in building details, building update
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
As medical director of women’s services, David Soper, M.D., is used to crises. In obstetrics, it’s normal fare. Even in the pregnancies that are “normal,” about 15 percent will take a surprising turn.
He’s calm, cool and collected during those crises. But get him talking about how lives will be impacted by the new Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion, and he tears up. Technology has advanced so much that abnormalities can be diagnosed during ultrasounds at 10 weeks, when the baby is the size of a lima bean...Continue
Posted on Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:21 PM in building details, obstetrics, women's pavilion