At just 6 years old, Madison Morrison has earned the nickname “Miracle Maddy” after recovering from life-saving surgery at CHOC Children's.
Growing up, Tony heard his mom Sam talk about her job at CHOC Children’s Hospital. He knew that she played an important part in helping to make critically ill patients better. Today, he is a CHOC nurse and gets to call his mom a colleague.
Gabbie started working towards her goal of becoming a critical care registered nurse when her daughter was two years old. After several years of working full-time and taking courses when she could, she achieved her goal. Today, she's been a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU RN) at CHOC Children's for over ten years.
A registered nurse at CHOC Children's shares how her own experience as a patient in a pediatric intensive care unit inspired her to pursue a career as a PICU nurse.
When Noah was born last May, his parents Lauren and John were expecting a healthy baby boy. They were shocked to learn that prenatal ultrasounds had missed several heart defects. Lauren, a CHOC Children's occupational therapist, knew that CHOC was the right place to care for him.