Charlotte Magazine’s July 2021 issue cover is illustrated by Maria Baimas-George and a feature article is written on her story and work for the Strength of my Scars.
Out of 330 research projects, our research was one of 133 (40%) chosen to be presented at the American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting 2021. Learn more about our research.
Levine's writes: "Kids are brave, kids are resilient and kids are curious. For these reasons, Dr. Maria Baimas-George writes children’s books to help pediatric patients learn about their medical conditions, from diagnosis through treatment. Dr. Baimas-George, a surgery resident at Atrium Health, even has research (featuring our patients from Levine Children’s!) that shows that these books alleviate fear and improve caregiver understanding – both of which improve kids’ outcomes.
Dr. Baimas-George interviewed with Cheryl Brayboy of WBTV Charlotte, CBS News. The segment includes an interview with a patient who inspired the book, Concussions: Seeing Stars on Sunny Days.
Featured on this national podcast that serves to inspire caregivers to spend time reading with kids and talking with kids about stories.
Dr. Baimas-George interviewed live with the Good Day LA morning show on Fox 11 Los Angeles on July 22nd, 2021. She discussed the Strength of my Scars series with a focus on the book, Vaccines: Bev Gets Her Superhero Shots.
In this episode of the Prosperous Doc, host Shane Tenny, CFP, welcomes Dr. Maria Baimas-George, to discuss her medical career, The Strength of My Scars series, and the path that led her to create these meaningful books.
Dr. Baimas-George had the great honor of being interviewed by Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCSEng, FRCSEd, FRCSI(Hon), FRCSGlasg(Hon), Vice-Chair, American College of Surgeons Board of Regents, and Director, Digestive Disease Institute at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL, for the American College of Surgeons Bulletin Brief, From the Frontlines, Surgeon Voices: Surgical Health Literacy for Children.
Dr. Baimas-George and 10-year-old Logan Schiffern spoke with FOX 46 Charlotte about the Strength of My Scars series, and how we can use these children's books to reduce fear and improve understanding.