Media Coverage & Advocacy Briefs


Media Coverage

Dr. Jim Shmerling, provides commentary on the hospital's stance on healthcare reform for Online NewsHour (PBS) in an audio segment titled "Voices of Health Reform: Hospital CEO". The audio clip is accompanied by a slide show of photos taken at Children's.

Online NewsHour (PBS)

Children's CEO Jim Shmerling speaks with PBS on Healthcare Reform

Dr. Jim Shmerling, provides commentary on the hospital's stance on healthcare reform for Online NewsHour (PBS) in an audio segment titled "Voices of Health Reform: Hospital CEO". The audio clip is accompanied by a slide show of photos taken at Children's.

"We have a philosophy of caring for children, regardless of their insurance or lack of insurance, if they have a behavioral health problem or they have cancer," says Shmerling.

Listen to the full commentary and view the online slideshow.

Advocacy Briefs

Access to Care (.pdf)

2008 Elections Brief (.pdf)

June 2006 Chronicle of Philanthropy article "Giving Kids a Boost" (.pdf)