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The crane has left the patient tower!

The crane has left the patient tower!

We said goodbye to the crane! For the past 20 months, Doc McCrane has been part of the skyline on the Dayton Children’s campus. Nearly 600 employees, patients and families voted to name our 200-foot-friend in the center of campus. The name Doc McCrane was...
Opening day for the Culinairy Kitchen

Opening day for the Culinairy Kitchen

Opening day for the Culinairy Kitchen Today we are celebrating one of many upcoming milestones in the opening of the patient tower – the opening of our brand new Culinairy Kitchen! To play off of our things that fly theme in the patient tower, the new cafeteria...
Peek inside the patient tower construction progress

Peek inside the patient tower construction progress

Peek inside the patient tower construction progress Check out all of the progress that has been made on the tower over the past couple of weeks in the photos below. 2017 is going to be a very exciting year as the new tower will be opening in June!  As a reminder, you...
Transforming care for children requiring specialty services

Transforming care for children requiring specialty services

Advancing for kids like Amanda 5,000 children each year come for care in our specialty pediatric care units In recent years, Dayton Children’s has recruited over 50 pediatric subspecialists – physicians whose expertise has allowed us to expand the clinical...
The Whirligig is on the tower!

The Whirligig is on the tower!

The Whirligig is on the tower! Another COOL milestone in our master facility plan, the Whirligig logo has officially been placed on the patient tower! The logo design is based on the innovation of the Wright Brothers. As children, they were given a toy whirligig which...
Kids and families help build the patient tower… one tile at a time

Kids and families help build the patient tower… one tile at a time

Kids and families help build the patient tower… one tile at a time Patients and their families got a chance to add their artistic expression to the new patient tower by participating in a special project last week. They designed and constructed a part of a mosaic art...
Changing colors with the sun

Changing colors with the sun

The tower exterior panels are going up! The exterior of the new patient tower is officially going up! The panels will reflect blue and green when the sunlight reflects on the building. The Kid’s Advisory Board, which is made up of long-term patients, helped...
Leaving footprints in the battle against childhood cancer

Leaving footprints in the battle against childhood cancer

Leaving footprints in the battle against childhood cancer Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S. and a committed corporate ally in the fight against childhood cancer, honored a group of Dayton Children Hospital heroes for...
Construction keeps chugging along

Construction keeps chugging along

Construction keeps chugging along There is so much progress being made with the patient tower construction! In just nine months, we will begin transitioning patients into the new care spaces in the tower! See a few new construction photos below of the outside and...

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