Nationwide Children's Legislative Advocacy

Sep 27, 2021

Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy Opens to Provide Needed Access to Fresh Produce and Health Care Services in Historic Neighborhood

During a celebratory opening ceremony, Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy are officially open and will serve as the Linden neighborhood’s destination for free fresh and nutritious food and pharmacy services. Until now, the Linden community had limited access to healthy food alternatives. 

Feb 11, 2020

First Lady Announces Launch of Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library in Franklin County

Any child from birth to age five can enroll to receive books from the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library. After enrollment, children will begin receiving a new book each month, at no cost to their family.

Jun 24, 2019

Columbus Family Travels to Washington D.C. to Advocate for Children’s Health and Patient-Centered Research

The Gibson family’s advocacy efforts this week are in conjunction with the annual Children’s Hospital Association’s Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day, June 25-26. Family Advocacy Day provides families, like the Gibson’s, the opportunity to meet members of Congress and discuss issues that affect children’s healthcare.

Sep 25, 2018

ABMS Names Nationwide Children’s Hospital as Recipient of its First-Ever Quality Improvement Award

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States, has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital its first-ever ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™ (Portfolio Program) Outstanding Achievement in Quality Improvement Award.

Jun 25, 2018

Family Advocacy Day

One central Ohio family is traveling to Washington D.C. next week to seek support for the reauthorization of the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Act (CHGME). Funding from the program enables children’s hospitals around the country to increase training for pediatric specialists, a field of great shortage in children’s health care.

Jul 12, 2017

Lett Family Travels to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Childrens Health Care Funding

As Congress continues working on legislation that could impact the health care of all Americans, the Lett family is delivering an important and timely message on Capitol Hill.

Oct 14, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2016 Candidates Forum on Children & Youth

WHAT: Nationwide Children’s Hospital will host the 2016 Candidates Forum on Children and Youth WHEN: Monday, October 17, 2016 Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., program begins at 8 a.m. WHERE: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ann Isaly Wolfe Education Building, Stecker Auditorium 575 S.

Jun 17, 2016

Bellville, Ohio, Teen and Family Travel to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Pediatric Cancer Research

The Reed family of Bellville, Ohio, is taking their story to Capitol Hill to deliver an important message to their members of Congress. Nationwide Children’s Hospital patient, Grant Reed, 15, and his family will join more than 40 other pediatric patients and their families to meet with

Jun 08, 2015

National Study Finds Rising Rate of Marijuana Exposure Among Children 5 Years Old and Younger

Debates about legalizing marijuana have focused on crime rates, economic benefits, and health effects among adults. But a study published today from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows that the risk to young children of swallowing, breathing in or otherwise being exposed to

Apr 02, 2014

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Lauds House Passage of Legislation in Support of Funding for Pediatric Residency Training

Nationwide Children’s Hospital applauds the U.S. House for passage of S. 1557, the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013.