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Five-year-old Beckett Tapscott twirls through life. Even when she’s here for one of her four-hour blood transfusions, she’s ready to dance. “At her last transfusion Beckett and three other girls had a dance party,” her mom, Morgan, recalls. “One of the nurses was trying to help a child feel better and started playing ‘Baby Shark’ and it just went from there. Doctors and nurses joined in too.” Onstage, Beckett twirled... View Article

Apr 29 2019

The ribbon has been cut and the former Children’s Mental Health Resource Center is now officially the Cameron K. Gallagher Mental Health Resource Center following a $250,000 gift from the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation. The Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation has supported the work of the Mental Health Resource Center at our Virginia Treatment Center for Children since 2014 when David and Grace Gallagher started the foundation in memory of their... View Article

Apr 18 2019

A little preparation and extra comfort go a long way for a child facing surgery. Our child life team has special training – and lots of real-life kid experience – in just what can help. From the weeks leading up to surgery to “no food” the night before and a special send-off when you leave your child’s side, there are several ways you can support your child and ease their... View Article

Apr 4 2019

The ballots have been cast for the ‘Top Docs’ in the region. Each year Richmond magazine asks doctors in Central Virginia to think about which local care providers they would visit themselves or recommend to family members. When the votes were tallied, 76 of your favorite CHoR physicians and surgeons made this year’s list…and Dr. Kerri Carter even made the cover! “We’re committed to recruiting and retaining the best for our kids and families. This includes skilled clinicians, outstanding... View Article

Apr 2 2019