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Navigating systems for families newly diagnosed with ASD

After receiving a new autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, families may have a lot of questions about how to best navigate the systems. We put together a list of resources – including...

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Ezra’s Doernbecher Story

Ezra and his mom, Andra, have been “frequent flyers” at Doernbecher since 2019, when Ezra was diagnosed in utero with a congenital heart defect (CHD) called hypoplastic left heart syndrome...

Ashlynn’s Doernbecher Story

When she was 5 years old, Ashlynn was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension, which is when there is high pressure in the pulmonary artery and lungs, causing the right heart to work harder....

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Get to know Dr. Yoshio Otaki

OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital and the OHSU Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery are excited to welcome Dr. Yoshio “Yoshi” Otaki to our Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery team. Dr....

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The heart of kings: Kingston’s Doernbecher story

Kingston was born with a congenital heart defect (CHD) called hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). Today, he’s almost 6 years old and is coming up on the one-year anniversary of a heart...

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2021 Gifts for good

We depend on our community to help make the holidays special for kids and families, and your generosity makes an enormous difference. If you’re in a position to support OHSU Doernbecher...

CDRC Down Syndrome Clinic collaborates with team in Syria

It’s 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning in Portland, and 6 p.m. in Idlib, Syria. Health care providers, therapists and teachers – all of whom have a passion for supporting youth with disabilities – log...

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MD 4KIDS: Your family’s health care questions answered

The return to in-person schooling and workplaces means we’re interacting with more people – and more germs – than many of us have in more than a year. With cold and flu season here and an...

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NICH goes electric!

NICH Partners with PGE’s Drive Change Fund for Sustainable Change The NICH (Novel Interventions in Children’s Healthcare) Program has become a known entity around the halls of OHSU Doernbecher...