About CHAM

Inside CHAM

Healing a community does not just happen as the result of a medical procedure. At the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) we understand that healthcare begins before and after a patient seeks our help.

To meet the needs of patients and caregivers, CHAM regularly hosts fun and engaging activities that take help children conquer their natural fear of doctors and hospitals; uses health-focused events to educate and inform the communities we serve; provides resources to help parents and kids learn about various health matters; engages in community-focused outreach and more.

Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Patients Enjoy an Activity-Packed Day at the Bronx Zoo

  • 16 Aug 2016
  • CHAM Happenings

Pediatric patients from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, who receive care for diabetes management with the Department of Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes, spent an activity-packed day at the Bronx Zoo. They enjoyed arts and crafts, face-painting, educational activities and talks this year about diabetes in school and emergency medical identification from a variety of speakers who have been affected by diabetes or who are experts on the condition. Special guest Miss Idaho, Sierra Sandison, who made a name for herself when she walked across the pageant stage wearing her insulin pump, gave a talk to the attendees.


  • 22 Aug 2016
  • CHAM Happenings

WWE Superstars Darren Young, Dolph Ziggler, Zack Ryder and NXT Superstar Bayley visited CHAM on August 17th, presenting toy WWE Championship Titles to patients. The kids also enjoyed WWE themed arts and crafts, face-painting, a balloon artist and a photo booth where they dressed up in WWE attire.

Pizza Party Pajama Day

  • 16 Mar 2016
  • CHAM Happenings

In March we honored Child Life specialists and all the great work they do with our kids.

Miss New York Visits CHAM

  • 18 Mar 2016
  • CHAM Happenings

As part of her mission to show and tell kids that dreams can come true, Serena Bucaj, Miss New York 2016, recently shared her story of perseverance and confidence at CHAM.

ELAM Program to Include Suzette Oyeku, MD

  • 05 Jun 2016
  • CHAM Happenings

The prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine 2016-2017 class of Fellows will include our own Suzette Oyeku MD, MPH, FAAP.