Justin Kern, a twelve year-old patient, along with his family, traveled to Washington, DC today with the Miami Children's Health System Public Policy Team to take part in Children's Hospital Association Family Advocacy Day. Justin is one of many patients who visited the Nation's capital to raise awareness of policies that impact children's health.
Miami Children's Health System Public Policy Advocacy
The mission of the Public Policy and External Affairs Department is to enhance child health advocacy at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. This office collaborates its efforts with our friends and colleagues in the community to reach out to local, state and federal officials in order to educate and create awareness on the need for, and importance of quality healthcare for children.
Our department is also responsible for:
- Serving as a resource on legislative and regulatory issues that affect children's health
- Representing Nicklaus Children's Hospital and staff in organizations that support the health and well-being of children
- Coordinating grassroots advocacy efforts within the hospital community
- Working with other organizations to support the health and well-being of children
Learn more at: www.mchadvocacy.org