Marissa Kirkendall, Certified Child Life Specialist, presents patient Raelynn Settles, 2, with a Joy in Childhood Foundation custom Starlight Gown featuring fun and colorful artwork.

Children’s Hospital surgery waiting area receives redesign

Children and families anticipating surgery or other procedures at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt now have a newly renovated area designed with therapeutic and diversionary activities to engage them as they wait.