Uniting to Innovate Early Learning in Seattle’s Othello Square

  A new outdoor space focused on nature-based learning is the newest addition to the 98118 ZIP code in Southeast Seattle’s Othello Square, one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the United States. The Tiny Tots Development Center opened the first-of-its-kind outdoor classroom just before the start of the new 2022-2023 school year, funded […]

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Meet the Medical Directors of Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: Dr. Christen Manangan

A three-part series featuring the medical directors at OBCC focused on integrating care and building community together This is part three of a three-part series. In prior weeks, On the Pulse featured Dr. Kenisha Campbell and Dr. Kari Sims.   As a Pacific Northwest native, Dr. Christen Manangan always dreamed of working in the Seattle […]

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Carlos Vives Pays a Special Visit to Seattle Children’s to Celebrate our Spanish-Speaking Clinics

Read in Spanish below. Leer en Español más abajo.   Carlos Vives, Colombian singer, songwriter and actor, paid a special visit to Seattle Children’s on Tuesday, September 20 to learn about our efforts to provide inclusive care for children and patient families whose first language is Spanish. Vives has been an international figure for decades […]

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How to Start a Conversation About Suicide with Children and Teens, According to Experts

Every year, people around the country observe September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to shine a light on mental health care and bring awareness to suicide, a topic many find difficult to discuss. Dr. Alysha Thompson, the clinical director and psychologist on the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (PBMU) at Seattle Children’s, shares ways that […]

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Meet the Medical Directors of Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: Dr. Kari Sims

A three-part series featuring the medical directors at OBCC focused on integrating care and building community together This is part two of a three-part series. Last week, Dr. Kenisha Campbell was featured. Next week, On the Pulse introduces Dr. Christen Manangan. When Dr. Kari Sims walks through the clinic doors of Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s […]

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Generosity in Action: A Special September Celebration at Seattle Children’s Building Cure

On Thursday, September 8, 2022, Building Cure was lit up in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the celebration, Seattle Children’s Foundation and Guild Association hosted an event at the space to recognize and thank donors who support pediatric cancer care and research. It was also an opportunity for supporters to […]

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Seattle Children’s Announces Chief Research Operations Officer

Seattle Children’s has appointed Dr. Eric Tham as its new senior vice president and chief research operations officer. Tham will focus on research administration, finance, operations and continue broader research leadership, effective immediately. Since 2021, Tham has served as interim senior vice president of Seattle Children’s Research Institute. “I’m excited to help guide the research […]

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New Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Shots Are Now Available at Seattle Children’s

Beginning today, Seattle Children’s is offering the new Pfizer COVID-19 bivalent vaccine booster. It will be available to patients, community members and workforce members. We will begin offering the new bivalent Moderna vaccine booster later this week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the updated COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages […]

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Meet the Medical Directors of Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: Dr. Kenisha Campbell

A three-part series featuring the medical directors at OBCC focused on integrating care and building community together This is part one of a three-part series. Next week, meet Dr. Kari Sims and Dr. Christen Manangan. Dr. Kenisha Campbell is the medical director of Clinical Operations at Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) and is […]

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A Pediatrician’s Guide to Understanding Toddler Tantrums

Parents often find themselves with countless questions about tantrums. What are they? Is this normal? When will my toddler grow out of this? How should I respond? To help provide guidance, Dr. Mollie Grow, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s, discusses what caregivers should understand about toddler tantrums and addresses some of the most common misconceptions.

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