Hyaline Membrane Disease


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Upcoming Events

Ventilation Assisted Children's Center (VACC) Camp

VACC Camp is a week-long sleep-away camp for children requiring ventilator assistance (tracheostomy ventilator, C-PAP, BiPAP, or oxygen to support breathing) and their families. 

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9th Annual Dr. Moises Simpser VACC Camp Golf Tournament

Join us for a great day of golf, delicious dinner and exciting auction...all to benefit the children of VACC Camp.

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From the Newsdesk

VACC Camp Founder Passes Away
10/10/2017 — ​The medical staff, employees and volunteers of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital mourn the passing of our esteemed Dr. Moises Simpser, a longstanding leader and dedicated champion for children with complex medical conditions and their families.
October Patient of the Month: Mariana
09/28/2017 — Meet our October Patient of the Month, Mariana. Mariana was born with Crouzon syndrome, a genetic disorder that prevents the skull from growing normally. For Mariana, it also caused difficulties with her breathing, but unfortunately, in Venezuela, where Mariana was born, they did not have the resources to treat her condition.

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