A recent headline was brought to my attention regarding . The crime he is convicted of is a horrendous case of child abuse, where he stomped on his son Alijah's head to quiet him. The shocking incongruity of that statement is the nature of my work in social work, unfortunately.
Update: Monday, June 10, 2013
Dr. Nancy Snyderman recently visited us from NBC's Rock Center to learn more about Omegaven, the experimental drug we're using to treat babies suffering from liver disease. Watch her to find out more.
A couple weeks ago, we had our first in the . The turn-out was great! We were amazed at how many teens and parents attended. Our guest speaker was , former professional tennis player and the youngest player ever to play in the U.S. Open and Wimbledon.
The , a non-profit micro-cinema, recently visited young patients in our to create some great films out of kids' artwork, including this one:
Over a dozen kids participated and it was great to see parents working alongside their children to create images for their films.