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

Crane operator controls best seat in the house

View from atop the crane

It takes a special person to do Dan Mickow’s job – one who has no fear of heights or, it would seem, lightning...Continue

Posted on Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:27 PM in construction, photo gallery

CMN Hospitals Champion Riley Klim

Riley Klim

Meet Riley Klim. Riley is a nephrology patient at MUSC Children’s Hospital, and is not only a member of the youth patient advisory committee for the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, but has also been chosen to represent the MUSC Children’s Hospital as the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion. Riley will serve as the face of all local CMN Hospitals campaigns throughout the 2018 calendar year.  Riley recently answered a few questions about being the CMN Hospitals Champion and his health journey...Continue

Posted on Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:44 PM in champion, children's miracle network, cmn, patient story, riley klim

South Carolina’s only children’s burn center

As the only pediatric burn referral center in the state, we care for hundreds of children like Lucas each year in our hospital, emergency department and outpatient locations. We treat all burns, ranging from minor to severe.

In keeping with the hospital’s focus on family-centered care, we have staffed and trained our burn team to meet the full spectrum of physical and emotional needs – not just the child’s, but also those of his or her entire family...Continue

Posted on Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:05 PM in building details

Patient Profile: Lucas Parra and his mom, Ashlee

Lucas Parra represented MUSC Children's Hospital in DC.

Lucas, center, visits U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham with a group of family and friends in Washington, D.C.

Patients and families from children's hospitals across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 26 -27 to advocate on behalf of children's health during the 14th annual Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day. Lucas Parra represented MUSC Children's Hospital at this special event, where he talked with members of Congress about his health journey and the importance of children’s health care. Lucas and his mom, Ashlee, recently answered a few questions about his experience in D.C. and his health journey...Continue

Posted on Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:50 PM in lucas, patient story

A sense of calm in the chaos

Baby Elizabeth

Elizabeth Springs was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect during her mother’s 20th week of pregnancy.

Mary Loyal Springs’ first pregnancy was textbook – free of complications and picture perfect in every way. She and her husband, Lash, a primary-care physician, live in Murrells Inlet and enjoyed the wonderful birth of their daughter, Margaret Edens.

She recalled that birth when she learned she was pregnant with their second child in April 2017 and wondered if things would go as easily the second time around. She was enjoying the pregnancy and feeling good when an anatomy scan at 20 weeks detected an abnormality in the baby’s heart...Continue

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:55 PM in

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