Top Stories of 2021

A collage showing photos from the top stories of 2021
Published in Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital - Winter 2022

As we welcome the New Year, we look back to our most engaging stories from Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in 2021. From honoring staff achievements to celebrating patient successes, we are proud to share these stories of victory and progress.

NICU Team Helps Ezra Overcome Challenges

Born prematurely at only 23 weeks gestation and weighing 1 pound, 0.6 ounces, baby Ezra and his family found the care they needed from our team in the neonatal intensive care unit. One year later, he's celebrating his first birthday.

A Team with Heart

The team has prepared a game plan for this day. Everyone has a role, a position to play. Each must execute to achieve success. A football team on the brink of a championship? No, this is a cardiac surgery team repairing a child’s heart. 

A New Approach

When 11-year-old Timmy had a stroke, doctors said he was at risk of having another. Interventional cardiologist James Thompson, M.D., offered hope in the form of a procedure that made Timmy the youngest person ever to benefit from a new technology.