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“BelleDozer” Triumphs over Thalassemia

“BelleDozer” Triumphs over Thalassemia Belle was adopted from China when she was 19 months old. When her parents first met her, they knew she was special, but they didn’t know she…

The Pittsburgh Study Marks Five Years of Promoting Child Thriving and Racial Equity

The Pittsburgh Study (TPS) marks five years of promoting child thriving and racial equity. TPS is transforming the landscape of community health and research by uplifting community connectedness, ensuring every child feels supported and loved.

Living Proof of Donor Impact: Meet Taytum

At 9 days old, Taytum’s life hung in the balance due to a rare heart condition. Learn about her family’s unwavering determination and the extraordinary care provided by UPMC Children’s Heart Institute.

Rendering of the new Heart Insititute at UPMC Children's
Breaking Ground for the New Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s

Breaking Ground for the New Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has announced the construction of a new state-of-the-art facility for its nationally ranked pediatric cardiology…

How Donors are Fueling Ewing Sarcoma Research

For Kelly Bailey, MD, PhD, Ewing sarcoma is more than a rare and difficult-to-treat bone tumor that predominantly affects teenagers. It’s the focal point of her research and the primary reason she practices medicine.

The Renziehausen Trust: Empowering Innovations in Diabetes Treatment for Generations

Learn more about the legacy of compassion and generosity that has transformed the lives of countless children battling diabetes.

YourMomCares Announces Heather Joseph, DO as Brilliance in Research Award Winner

YourMomCares has named the winner of its inaugural Brilliance in Research Award — Dr. Heather Joseph, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh.

UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives Record $8 Million Gift

UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation has received its largest gift to date from an individual with a $8 million bequest from the estate of Mr. David V. Duchini to support UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

A picture of Children’s oncology leaders Dr. Linda McAllister-Lucas and Dr. Jean M. Tersak who will be supported by gifts made in honor of physician Dr. Sal Orlando advance the work of UPMC
Family and Friends Give in Honor of Devoted Father and Trailblazing Pediatric Oncologist

A dedicated pediatrician serving the greater Pittsburgh community for more than 50 years, Dr. Sal Orlando helped to pioneer patient-centered hematology/oncology treatment at UPMC Children’s.