Urology

Doernbecher’s Child Life specialists: “We’re here for you and you can do this”

This Child Life Month, we’re celebrating the team that supports the emotional and developmental needs of children and families while they’re at Doernbecher. Below, Child Life specialists Peggy Adams, Kimberly Kuehnert and Hannah Ono explain why they chose this career path and how it can be both rewarding and challenging. Why did you decide to become a Child Life Specialist? My decision to become a Child Life Specialist (CCLS) came in a roundabout way. All … Read More

2014 in review: small patients, big stories.

It’s difficult to capture and share even a fraction of the amazing stories that happen every single day at OHSU Doernbecher – and you know what? This is a marvelous challenge to face. From technological advancements to a remarkable former Neonatal Intensive Care Unit patient’s lemonade stand fundraiser, we took a look back to see which stories had the greatest impact on you, our reader. Here’s what we learned: You care about kids’ health, happiness and safety … Read More

Bedwetting: You are not alone

Wetting the bed is a common problem for children. In fact, 15 percent of 5-year-olds wet the bed. Unfortunately, it is also an issue that we tend not to talk about outside our immediate families – if it is talked about at all. It is important for kids and their families to realize this is a common issue, usually there is not a medical reason, and it usually will stop on its own. First: No … Read More

Doernbecher Best in the Country U.S. News & World Report

Doernbecher Best in the Country U.S. News & World Report

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