Riley at IU Health Hosts 10th Annual NICU Reunion
A Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Release
Hundreds of ‘miracle babies,’ medical staff, to reunite
INDIANAPOLIS – More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the 10th annual Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health reunion for families and “graduates” of its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) tomorrow. The reunion, held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday, September 14, offers families the chance to celebrate alongside each other, the medical teams who helped save their babies’ lives and the staff who supported them through every stage of the NICU experience.
“It’s incredibly inspiring to see how these babies have grown up and gone on to do things their families might never have thought possible,” said Susan Henderson-Sears, Family Support Director for the Riley at IU Health NICU. “Families want to share their milestones with the doctors and staff who lived the experience with them.”
The event will also include graduates of the NICUs at IU Health University Hospital and IU Health Methodist Hospital. Fun activities will be on the agenda, as will health and wellness education opportunities for families.
Riley at IU Health 10th Annual NICU Reunion
Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fairbanks Hall, 340 W, 10th St., Indianapolis, IN, 1st Floor Lobby and Parking Lot
For interviews or more information, please contact Lindsay Lyon: 317.989.7163
About Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health For more than 85 years, Riley at IU Health has been one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals. Each year, Riley at IU Health provides compassionate care, support and comfort to 215,000 inpatients and outpatients from across Indiana, the nation and the world. Part of Indiana University Health, Riley at IU Health enjoys a unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, giving our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.