Family Advocacy Day: One local patient’s journey continues on Capitol Hill

3-shot-in-hospitalEarlier this month, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was featured in the cover story for the June 2 issue of TIME magazine. “Saving Preemies” takes an in-depth look at world-class neonatal care through the eyes of our tiniest patients. Last week, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s in all 10 specialties in the new 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings — one of a number of awards that recognizes Children’s as one of the top children’s …Click here to continue reading

We can make a difference for kids, but we need your help

Linda Bevec’s daughter, Claire, received a kidney transplant at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin when she was just 10 years old. Going through that experience made Linda realize how important it is to be a voice for children — because often children can’t speak …Click here to continue reading

We’re investing in our community so our children will be the healthiest in the nation

One of my responsibilities at Children’s Hospital and Health System is to collect and report community benefit data for the system. Every year I am amazed how much our organization gives back to the community. The support and resources provide such a positive impact on the well-being of Wisconsin children. …Continue reading this post

Baldwin Family in Washington, D.C. for Family Advocacy Day


The Baldwin family visited the Lincoln Memorial this morning.

The Baldwin family of Milwaukee is in Washington, D.C. and will meet with legislators on Tuesday, July 26, to discuss the importance of children’s health care issues.  In 2009, Jonathan Baldwin and his friends were the victims of an armed robbery. Jonathan was shot seven times and transported to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in critical condition.

Millions of children in the U.S. require special care at children’s hospitals to address their health challenges. The budget crisis of 2011 is real and requires serious action, but it must be done in a way that does not threaten long-term negative impact on the state of children’s health care by decreasing access to care …Continue reading this post

Goodbye smoke, hello clean air

After a lot of hard work, we finally made it! On Monday, July 5, 2010, we will be a smoke-free Wisconsin!

The long wait for Wisconsin to join the 27 other states that have gone smoke-free is just around the corner.

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been supporting SmokeFree Wisconsin since the beginning. We know that making Wisconsin smoke free can make a positive difference for our kids.

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