Texas Children’s welcomes new staff in Austin

Texas Children’s marked the beginning of an exciting chapter in its history this month with the opening of Texas Children’s Urgent Care Westgate, the first Texas Children’s location in Austin. In preparation for the grand opening, welcoming and onboarding new members of our One Amazing Team in the capital city was a top priority. Our Read More…


New employees, and leaders pep it up at West Campus rally

The Mark A. Wallace New Employee Pep Rally was held at West Campus last week complete with giant foam fingers, pompoms, dance music, and of course, our President and CEO, Mark Wallace. The gathering gave nearly 100 new and recent hires a cheerful and uniquely spirited welcome to the Texas Children’s family. The pep rally, Read More…


In memoriam: Walter Sowells

Walter Sowells, Human Resources Technician, Human Resources, died February 10 at the age of 39. Walter began his career at Texas Children’s in December of 1999. He was a member of the Organizational Development team in Human Resources and managed the conference center in the Meyer Building. Walter was a gentle, patient man, known for Read More…


New parent support group launched for Texas Children’s employees

Having a new baby is a life-changing experience, filled with both joy and challenges. For many new and seasoned parents, a baby can bring unexpected difficulty and stress as they adjust to new family dynamics and feeding routines. During such times in early parenthood, social support can help parents manage their stress, feel more confident Read More…


Texas Children’s named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality”

Texas Children’s was recently recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization. Every year, the HRC conducts a unique survey called the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which benchmarks and encourages equal care Read More…