WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mascots of the Atlantic Coast Conference spent yesterday afternoon at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. They stopped by as part of an outreach initiative for the 2015 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament. Young patients enjoyed bonding with their favorite mascots, taking pictures with them and getting their autographs.
Brenner Children's Hospital is the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist. It is the only children's hospital in northwest North Carolina serving western North Carolina, as well as parts of Virginia, South Carolina and Tennessee. More than 4,500 children are admitted to Brenner Children's Hospital each year. In addition, more than 21,000 pediatric subspecialty visits occur annually at the hospital-based outpatient clinics.