Five Transplants in 24 Hours Sets Packard Children’s Record
Two livers, two kidneys and a heart were all transplanted within 24 hours recently, setting a Packard Children’s record for most transplants in a day.
One Thousand Celebrations
Since its 2009 opening, Packard Children’s Center for Fetal and Maternal Health has helped more than 1,000 families navigate complex pregnancies and care for high-risk infants and children—like little Eloise Edelstein.
A New Leader in Obstetrics
Yasser Y. El-Sayed, MD, steps into the shoes of his mentor, Maurice Druzin, MD, as he takes the helm as obstetrician-in-chief at Packard Children’s.
Mother’s Gift: A Life-Saving Kidney For Her Daughter
To care for her daughter, Lori Vargas first had to care for herself: a diet and fitness regimen helped her qualify to be a living organ donor. She lost close to 40 pounds – and saved her daughter’s life.
Packard Children’s is expanding to meet growing community needs for advanced, compassionate, and family-centered care. Learn more.
Packard Children’s is proud to be one of the first children’s hospitals to join with Partnership for a Healthy America.