Keith Loud, MD, MSc, physician-in-chief for CHaD, introduces this special edition of CHaD Matters.
Over 3,000 HEROES filled the Dartmouth Green on October 20 to support CHaD Kids raising more than $830,000.
CHaD has been focusing on family-centered patient care for more than 20 years.
Approximately 100 ambassadors speak on behalf of CHaD patients and families at recognition and fundraising events, at the Storybook Ball, and throw the first pitch or drop the puck at CHaD's Battle of the Badges baseball and football games.
38 teams and over 500 participants registered for the CHaD HERO in five days, securing an extra $5,000 (for a total donation of $10,000!) from Global Rescue.
Four special individuals were recognized for their work in dealing with child abuse issues.
From writing letters to the editors of various publications to testifying before congress, many pediatricians also serve as advocates for children.
CHaD Ambassador Elliot Perry was recognized as a humanitarian and the good that he does for the community.
The Governor paid a special visit to CHaD, where he spent time with our patients and wrapped some gifts for our families in the Snow Pile room.
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