When Celeste's daughter Camila was going through seizures and epilepsy surgery, she read stories about other kids’ success, and gleaned hope from them. She now share their family's journey to comfort other parents.
Each year, one in 10 babies in the U.S. are born prematurely. For the Cushing family, that statistic is two in two. Both sons had lengthy stays in the CHOC Children's NICU.
Growing up, Tim saw his dad come home from work with a smile. Despite his demanding job as physician, his dad always remained positive and shared countless rewarding stories. It was that unwavering dedication that inspired Tim to pursue a career in medicine.
In honor of Veterans Day, we asked the veterans among our mighty brigade to share how their history of service impacts their work at CHOC Children's.
Before Maria was a CHOC Children's employee, she was a CHOC mom. Her son had heart surgery at just 2 days old.