Nationwide Children's Legislative Advocacy

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.

Oct 31, 2013

Media Advisory: Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich and Nationwide Childrens Hospital Introduce Time For 10! Fitness Program to Ohio Schools

M E D I A A D V I S O R Y WHAT: Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Introduce “Time For 10!” Fitness Program to Ohio Schools A collaboration between Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ohio First Lady Karen Waldbillig Kasich, Time For 10! is a

Jun 18, 2013

Columbus Area Child and Family Travel to Capitol Hill to Push for Childrens Health Care Access and Research

One local family is taking their story to Capitol Hill to deliver an important message to their members of Congress. Nationwide Children’s Hospital patient, Patrick Bibbee, 2 (Columbus, 43235), and his family will join nearly 30 other child patients and their families to meet with members of

Oct 22, 2012

Poison Centers Save More Than $1.8 Billion Every Year

The Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and America’s 56 other poison centers save Americans more than $1.8 billion every year in medical costs and lost productivity, according to a report released last week by the American Association of Poison Control Centers

Oct 18, 2012

Media Advisory: The 2012 Franklin County Candidates Forum on Children and Youth Hosted by Nationwide Childrens Hospital

WHAT: The 2012 Franklin County Candidates Forum on Children and Youth Hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital The only non-partisan, voter education forum dedicated to issues affecting children and youth WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2012 8 a.m.