CHIP funding extended in spending bill passed on Monday

On Monday, President Trump signed legislation extending funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years as part of the continuing resolution passed earlier in the day by Congress. This extension will ensure access to a range of pediatric services — from preventative visits to life-saving treatments — for millions of children in Read More…


Wallaces make special gift in memory of beloved Labrador

Texas Children’s President and CEO Mark Wallace and his wife, Shannon, recently donated a very special gift to the Texas Children’s Pawsitive Play Program in memory of their beloved black Labrador, Cadence. The Wallaces have generously pledged an initial $80,000 contribution to the program to enable Texas Children’s to hire another animal-assisted therapy coordinator and Read More…


US News: 8 Texas Children’s specialties ranked in top 10, Heart Center best in nation

 The results of the 2017 U.S. News & World Report survey of Best Children’s Hospitals are in, and Texas Children’s Hospital maintained the No. 4 ranking overall. The scores were exceptionally tight among the top children’s hospitals, but Texas Children’s is again listed on the honor roll. “We’ve dedicated six decades to conducting innovative research Read More…


Clinical building renamed Mark A. Wallace Tower to honor leadership, service

One of Texas Children’s most recognizable buildings now has a brand new name. The Clinical Care Tower has been renamed the Mark A. Wallace Tower in honor of Texas Children’s long-time President and CEO. The announcement of the renaming came at the culmination of a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday evening. It was the Read More…