Novak Center receives national certification

The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center is one of three national institutions that has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction for Inpatient Diabetes Care. Read the full story here.

Dr. Sara Multerer completes Leadership and Innovation in Academic Medicine training

The program emphasizes using innovation to lead self, others, and the organization. Learn more here

Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates

We celebrated our graduates on June 22. Congrats to them and to all of our award winners:

  • Ancillary Award:  Casey Newman, NCH Social Worker
  • Volunteer Professor of the Year:  Dustin Dillon, MD, ULP Palliative Care
  • Clinical Professor of the Year:  Craig Alexander, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Division of the Year:  Pediatric Critical Care
  • Dr. J. Scott Robinson Memorial Award:  Kimberly Boland, MD
  • Dr. Thomas H. Pinkstaff Child Advocacy Award:  Brit Anderson, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • The Building Block Award for Psychology:  Brooke Threlkeld, PsyD
  • The Building Block Award for Psychiatry:  Chris Peters, MD & Jennifer Le, MD
  • Rookie of the Year:  Judith Chatto, MD
  • Compassionate Pediatrician:  Jenna Thurman, MD
  • Spurling Award:  Michael Bricken, MD

2018 Pediatric Poster Session

Our graduating residents and fellows displayed 34 research projects they've completed during their training here at UofL. Four esteemed judges determined winning projects in several categories.

Pediatricians Urging Safety & Health (PUSH) Celebrates a Year of Accomplishments

Our resident-led advocacy group, PUSH, recently celebrated a year of exciting community events and opportunities to advocate for the children of our area. Highlights included:

  • TriResident Cup (bake sale, book drive, calls to legislative advocacy, quiz bowl), congrats to our CHAMPS, the PGY2 class
  • SaturPLAY, 2017-2018
  • Jefferson County Public High School Sex Education, 2017-2018
  • Food Insecurity Council, 2017-2018
  • Kindergarten ReadyFest, July 2017
  • Norton Children's Hospital Splash 'n Dash, August 2017
  • Unity Jam, August 2017
  • Kentucky State Fair, August 2017
  • AAP National Conference & Exhibition, September 2017
  • Smoketown After School Bash, September 2017
  • Smoketown Get Down, September 2017
  • Home of the Innocents Clue-aville Fundraiser, October 2017
  • Children's Day at the Capitol, January 2018
  • March for Our Lives, March 2018
  • AAP Legislative Conference, April 2018
  • Lexi Memorial 5K, April 2018
  • Healthy Kids Day, April 2018
  • Smoketown Community Garden, Spring/Summer 2018

Whew! A huge thanks to the committee leaders. Here are your PUSH leaders for 2018-2019:

  • National AAP Delegate:  Alex Healy
  • Kentucky AAP Representatives:  Kelsey Field & Nick Miles
  • Co-Presidents:  Kevin Murray & Ashley Zerr
  • Co-Presidents Elect:  Judith Chatto & Brent Troy
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Jeremy Brown
  • Legislative Committee
    • Nicole Barrett
    • Will Johansen
    • Nick Miles
    • Zheyi Teoh
  • Sex Education Council
    • Andrea Calvo
    • Kelsey Field
  • FaceIt Representatives
    • Nicole Barrett
    • Will Johansen
    • Ashley Zerr
  • Food Insecurity Council
    • Judith Chatto
    • Courtney Sumer
    • Grant Turek
  • Community Outreach/Smoketown Liaisons
    • Paige DePriest
    • Priyanka Saxena
    • Zheyi Teoh
    • Grant Turek


 Norton Healthcare Named "Most Wired"

The 19th Annual Health Care's Most Wired® survey, published by the American Hospital Association, recognized Norton Healthcare for its deployment of smart phones, telehealth and remote monitoring to help patients more easily access care and their medical records. More information here.