Child Health Advocacy
Our Advocacy Mission
The Department of Pediatrics seeks to advance pediatric healthcare access, outcomes, and discovery through evidence-informed advocacy for systems change.
Our Advocacy Values
Our Advocacy efforts are guided by several core values:
|Advocates: We leverage our expertise and relationships to advocate for policy changes benefiting children’s health access, outcomes, and discovery.|
|Champion for Children & Their Families: We are passionate champions for children and their families across the pediatric continuum, centering their unique needs and capacities.|
|Community-Engaged: With cultural humility, we cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships, locally, regionally, and globally.|
Our Advocacy Goals
We seek to:
- Generate new evidence to inform policy change in order to promote children’s health.
- Disseminate research to inform policy makers and key decision makers on key child health issues.
- Train the next generation of child health advocates.
Faculty Spotlight - Excellence in Child Advocacy
Each year the Department of Pediatrics recognizes a faculty member for their "Excellence in Child Advocacy".