Thu, October 27, 2011

La Rabida Children's Hospital Hosts Friends Awards Benefit November 18

(CHICAGO – October 27, 2011) The Friends of La Rabida Children’s Hospital is hosting its 25th annual fundraiser - Friends of La Rabida Awards Benefit - on Friday, November 18, 2011, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago. Proceeds will benefit hospital programs an Read more...

Wed, October 26, 2011

Medical-Legal Partnership Advocate Sets the Record Straight

National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions magazine "Children's Hospitals Today" featured La Rabida staff and supporters in three separate articles earlier this month. Amy Zimmerman, director of Read more...

Mon, October 24, 2011

La Rabida Children's Hospital Offers Cerebral Palsy Patients a Medical Home

(CHICAGO)  In October, La Rabida Children’s Hospital will begin offering a once-a-month medical home clinic as a pilot project to coordinate care for up to 75 pediatric patients with cerebral palsy.   Ruby Roy, M.D., and Lisa Thornton, M.D., will co-dir Read more...

Thu, October 20, 2011

Brad Stolbach: Children with Mental Illness should not be Defined by Diagnosis

La Rabida's Brad Stolbach, Ph.D., was featured during a WBEZ - FM, 91.5, series that explores the deteriorating state of mental health in children in Illinois. The series, "Out of the Shadows'", airs during the Eight-Forty-Eight. Host Alison Cuddy recently spoke with Stolbach, a sought- Read more...

Mon, October 17, 2011

This Nurse's Patients Call Her Doctor Briars

La Rabida Children's Hospital nurse Rose Briars, known to her patients as "Dr. Rose" or "Dr. Briars," is featured in an Oct. 14 "NurseZone" story that looks at advanced practice nurses such as Briars, who also hold doctorate degrees in nursing. Physici Read more...

Wed, October 05, 2011

La Rabida Children's Hospital to Host Cerebral Palsy Lecture

Oak Brook Maggiano’s to provide venue   (CHICAGO) La Rabida Children’s Hospital pediatric cerebral palsy expert Lisa Thornton, MD, and chronic disease pediatrician Ruby Roy, MD, are co-presenting a lecture on the medical home model for Read more...