Key issues

The Children’s advocacy team works on a number of issues that impact our ability to provide the best care for all kids and improve the overall health of children and their families. The advocacy team generally focuses its work in two areas: issues that impact the delivery of pediatric health care and broader child health and wellbeing issues.

Pediatric health care issues

We advocate for policies that ensure Children’s can continue to provide the best care for all kids.

Broader health issues

We know that health happens beyond our hospital doors: in the places where kids live, play and learn every day. In fact, social and environmental factors account for 40 percent of our overall health. To support the health of all kids, Children’s focuses on: