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Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi

Born deaf, Lexi came to Madison and American Family Children's Hospital's Pedatric Ear, Nose and Throat program for cochlear implant surgery. The first words she heard after surgery were her mom's: "Hi, Lexi. We love you."
5/17/2016 | Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Nothing But Net: Nathan

Referred to American Family Children's Hospital after a leukemia diagnosis, Nathan achieved "rapid remission" after a chemotherapy regimen that included home care.
5/17/2016 | Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric s...
3/17/2016 | About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Radiothon Raises $665,000 for Patient and Family Programs

Radiothon Raises $665,000 for Patient and Family Programs

Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital 12th Annual Radiothon has raised $665,295.The three-day, 39-hour event was sponsored by Mid-West Family Broadcasting radio stations.Radiothon featured Jackson and Ashley...
5/09/2016 | Radiothon Raises $665,000 for Patient and Family Programs

Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children's Hospital

Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - Patients are people, and people live busy lives.Squeezing a doctor's appointment in between work and school and soccer and clarinet lessons can be a challenge, so for the past six months American Family Children's Hospital has be...
4/26/2016 | Evening Specialty Clinic Hours at American Family Children's Hospital

Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Madison, Wisconsin - Children suffering from mild appendicitis may not need surgery to treat it.The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital have joined a multi-insti...
4/18/2016 | Could Antibiotics Replace Surgery for Mild Appendicitis?

Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

In October of 2013 UW Health removed sugar-sweetened beverages from its cafeteria and vending machines, the first step in an ongoing commitment to improve patient and employee health by providing healthy food and beverage options.What motivated the c...
4/12/2016 | Healthy Hospitals, Healthy People

Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

Madison, Wisconsin - An American Family Children’s Hospital nurse who has an affiliate appointment at the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing plans to research a way to better manage symptoms for dying pediatric cancer patients.“We ...
4/04/2016 | Study to Look at Symptom Management for End-of-life Pediatric Cancer Patients

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