Jul
10
2018

Texas Children’s representatives travel to D.C. for Family Advocacy Day

Texas Children’s Hospital was back on Capitol Hill in June in support of the Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Day, which brings patient families from around the United States to Washington, D.C. to share their experiences with lawmakers and staff, as well as to advocate for policies that will ensure the Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Nurses encouraged to pre-register for Virtual Town Hall set for July 17

The countdown clock is ticking. Texas Children’s Nursing will host its fifth virtual town hall from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 17, at the Pavilion for Women Conference Center. Nursing has partnered with the Corporate Communications team to organize this event to engage our team of more than 3,000 dedicated nurses that make Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Buddy Experience revamped to strengthen colleague connections

For many of our new colleagues embarking on their first few months at Texas Children’s, learning to navigate such a large and diverse organization can seem an overwhelming and intimidating task – the kind of challenge made much easier when faced alongside their personal Texas Children’s Buddy, the friendly team member assigned to offer them Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Employees sweat it out at free obstacle course race boot camp

Texas Children’s teammates scaled monkey bars, slung ropes, hauled sandbags, climbed cargo nets, flipped heavy truck tires and even threw spears at our first obstacle course race boot camp, a free class recently offered by the Well-Being team in partnership with BC Fitness. The boot camp course was designed to give employees and their families Read More…

Jul
5
2018

Kimmel vs. Cruz charity basketball game raises nearly $50K for Texas Children’s

When late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel faced off against Senator Ted Cruz in a one-on-one charity basketball game in Houston last month, the event brought in nearly $50,000 benefiting Texas Children’s Hospital – which was a lot more fundraising dollars than expected. At the beginning of the competition, the loser of the game Read More…