Diamond Children’s at UMC Receives Custom-Made Teddy Bears From Pima Medical Institute Nursing

Friday, March 18, 2011 - 11:00am
TUCSON, ARIZ. – Nursing students and staff from Pima Medical Institute will visit children hospitalized at Diamond Children’s at University Medical Center on Friday, March 18, to donate their custom-made Build-A-Bears that they created earlier in the day. The teddy bears will be dressed in the Pima Medical Institute scrubs, matching the students’ own attire.
 
The students will arrive at Diamond Children’s at approximately 11 a.m. to tour the new facilities and present the teddy bears to the children. The Build-A-Bear mascot, Bearemy, will accompany the students, and visit the hospitalized children as well.
 
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 About Diamond Children’s at University Medical Center: Diamond Children’s unites the exceptional pediatric resources of the University of Arizona Steele Children's Research Center and University Medical Center to provide advanced health care for our children and their families. Diamond Children’s is a bright, healing environment where families are at home and children feel safe while receiving the advanced care they need from the pediatric specialty physicians and researchers of the UA Steele Center, as well as community pediatric physicians.