Since its inception in 2001, the 1998 Society has raised close to $9 million for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. For historical reference, the following programs have received funding from the 1998 Society:

  • In 2008, $100,000 was designated to the Child Protection Center After Hours program, allowing 2 full time nurse practitioners to be hired to staff the CPC after hours.
  • In 2009, $100,000 was designated to the CPC Telemedicine program. These funds were used to establish new telemedicine sites throughout Georgia and also to cover cost of forensic equipment used during exams.
  • In 2010, $100,000 was designated to the Health Law Partnership program. These monies provided funding for a full time lawyer based at Hughes Spalding.
  • In 2011, we dedicated $150,000 to the following programs: Diabetes Research, Palliative Care and the Pediatric Research Building.
  • In 2012, $150,000 was designated to Palliative Care, Wellness and a full-time Librarian at Hughes Spalding.
  • In 2013, $150,000 was dedicated to the following programs: ECMO, the Marcus Autism Center Case Management Program and the Health Law Partnership.
  • In 2014, $150,000 was designated to Mental Health Education and Medical Simulation.
  • In 2015, $175,000 was dedicated to the following programs: Cribs for Kids, School Based Asthma Screening Initiative at Hughes Spalding, Child Protection Center Behavioral Health Fellowship and The Leila Denmark Physician Education Endowment.
  • In 2016, $200,000 was designated to the following programs: Nursing Research Fellowship, BME HealthReach Program, Medically Complex Care Program and the (then-named) Ambulatory Care Center.
  • In 2017, $196,000 was designated to the following programs: Safety Resource Center, Vision Screening in Primary Care, Center for Advanced Pediatrics.
  • In 2018, $200,000 was designated to the following programs: Health Law Partnership (HeLP), Telepsychiatry in Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services at Stephanie V. Blank Center and Safe Firearm Storage Promotion.
  • In 2019, $159,800 was designated to:
  • NINJA (Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in-Time Action) - To decrease preventable harm due to nephrotoxic medications
  • Schwartz Center Rounds (Staff Support) - To mitigate burnout amongst staff and promote the delivery of compassionate and collaborative care
  • Antibiotic Stewardship Decision (Infectious Diseases/SOAP) - To create decision support throughout the process of antimicrobian management
  • Opioid Epidemic (Orthopaedics) - To engage providers and educate families to enhance responsible prescribing practices

  • 2020 Funding totaling $241,850:
    Sustainable Trauma Procedure Curriculum (Emergency)
    Enhancing Care for Brachial Plexus (Orthopedics)
    Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures (Neurology)
    Primary Ciliary Dykinesia Center (Pulmonology)
    Fight the Flu in the ED (Emergency)
    Physician Trading Cards for Patients (Family Experience)
    DSD Education (Urology)
    Balint Groups for Pediatric Physician & Resident Wellness


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