Practicing medicine from the heart

Pediatric palliative care team gifts heartbeat bears to grieving families

By Styliana Resvanis
A white teddy bear with wings and a heart-shaped recording device that fits inside it to record the sound of a child's heartbeat.
“I hope the families know we don’t forget these kids. We remember these kids and talk about them long after they’re gone.”
— Celine Cattier, M.D.
pediatric palliative care medical director, UF Health Palliative Care Program