As a music therapist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oliver Jacobson visits patients at the bedside and uses music to ease a child's anxiety and to help work through the difficulties of being hospitalized. Watch his story.
A second gift of $100 million from Lynne and Marc Benioff to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals will foster the development of game-changing solutions to improve children's health on both sides of the San Francisco Bay and beyond.
Early in Lori Mitchell's pregnancy, her baby was diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Chances of survival were slim. But thanks to a surgical procedure developed at UCSF, her son is now a healthy 3-year-old with boundless energy. Watch their story.
A generation ago, a cystic fibrosis (CF) diagnosis was devastating for children. Now, thanks to better treatments and new drugs, kids with CF have something previous generations could never have imagined: a future. Meet four young CF patients, whose disease isn't stopping them from dreaming big and living life to the fullest.
At 16, Kenna Stuck was diagnosed with leukemia. She received a life-saving bone marrow transplant and chronicled her journey through a film she created with BayKids. "Kenna's Rebirth" won a best documentary award from Chicago's CineYouth Festival.