Seattle Children's launches BrainChild Bio to accelerate CAR T-cell therapies for children with brain tumors
BrainChild Bio’s initial CAR T-cell therapy program will focus on advancing ongoing clinical trials evaluating safety and efficacy in pediatric brain tumors
$4 Million Gift from Gaye and Jim Pigott Fuels Equity in Nursing Profession at Seattle Children's and Heritage University
Seattle Children’s and Heritage University are pleased to jointly announce a generous $4 million gift from Gaye and Jim Pigott to advance equity of the nursing workforce in Washington.
Seattle Children’s Announces Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Vittorio Gallo appointed senior vice president and chief scientific officer.
Seattle Children's Named to the Seramount Inclusion Index
The healthcare leader is recognized for best practices in sharing diversity data transparently
Seattle Children’s Announces New Chief Operating Officer
Jamie Phillips Appointed Seattle Children’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Seattle Children's Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan September
A Message From Seattle Children’s Executive Leadership Team
Seattle Children’s Announces Chief Research Operations Officer
Dr. Eric Tham appointed senior vice president and chief research operations officer
Seattle Children’s and four other leading children’s hospitals secure $29M in federal funding to enhance future pandemic readiness
Seattle Children’s and a network of children’s hospitals from across the country will coordinate on the response to future pandemics and other disasters through a new $29 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Seattle Children's Commitment to Sustainability Strengthens with Signing of HHS Health Care Sector Pledge
Seattle Children's Commitment to Sustainability Strengthens with Signing of HHS Health Care Sector Pledge
Seattle Children's Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan June Quarterly Progress Report
Today, Seattle Children’s is releasing the third Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan quarterly report.
Northwest study to assess COVID vaccine effectiveness
Researchers are seeking to recruit 3,500 children and adults in the Pacific Northwest to assess how well vaccines protect against COVID-19 infection.
Seattle Children’s Announces New Chief Development Officer
Seattle Children’s announced the appointment of Dondi Cupp as its new senior vice president and chief development officer leading the Seattle Children’s Foundation and Guild Association effective June 2, 2022. Cupp joins Seattle Children’s from Oregon Health & Science University Foundation.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine Complete Restructure of Partnership
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is a unified adult cancer research and care center that is a clinically integrated part of UW Medicine
Seattle Children’s Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Healthcare Equality Index
Seattle Children’s received an evaluation of 100 and the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
Seattle Children's Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan March Quarterly Progress Report
Today, Seattle Children’s is releasing the second Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan (Action Plan) quarterly report, an important milestone during a week where we also celebrate the opening of the OBCC Othello Clinic with the OBCC team and community.
Seattle Children’s Announces Executive Leadership Team
Dr. André Dick is appointed Seattle Children’s senior vice president (SVP) and surgeon-in-chief, Bonnie Fryzlewicz is appointed SVP and chief nursing officer and Dr. Jeff Ojemann is appointed SVP and chief medical officer.
Seattle Children’s Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan December Quarterly Progress Report
When Seattle Children’s committed to becoming an anti-racist organization, we made a commitment to listen and make changes. Today Seattle Children’s is releasing the first Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan quarterly report.
Seattle Children’s Presents Pediatric Cancer Research Findings at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2021
Seattle Children’s presented at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting, the world’s premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology, in Dec. 2021. These studies demonstrate the depth and breadth of research in pediatric blood cancer within Seattle Children's.
Message to Seattle Children’s Workforce and Community
Seattle Children's releases our Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan based on the Assessment Committee’s work with Covington & Burling LLP.
Seattle Children's Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan
Jeff Sperring, MD, CEO, shares Seattle Children’s Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan in response to the recommendations Covington & Burling outlined in their independent assessment of Seattle Children’s efforts to dismantle racism and promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
Letter to Seattle Children’s Community Regarding Covington & Burling’s Assessment Report
In line with the Assessment Committee’s recommendations and our community’s requests, the Seattle Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees voted unanimously to release Covington’s findings and recommendations, which will be used as a roadmap to guide the action plan Task Force.
Letter to Seattle Children's Workforce and Community
A direct communication about the independent assessment of Seattle Children’s efforts to combat racism and promote diversity, equity and inclusion led by Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder of the Covington law firm.
The Largest High-Risk Medulloblastoma Trial Makes Monumental Strides Forward for Cancer Research, Increases Survival in Children by 19 Percent
Seattle Children’s is excited to announce results published today in JAMA Oncology.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine Lay Groundwork for Historic Cancer Partnership
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Seattle Children’s are exploring a comprehensive collaboration aimed at bringing groundbreaking research to patient care for children and adults
Anu and Satya Nadella Family Commit $15 Million to Seattle Children’s to Advance Precision Medicine Neurosciences and Mental Health Care
Seattle Children's today announced that Anu and Satya Nadella and their family have generously committed $15 million to advance precision medicine neurosciences and youth mental health care at Seattle Children's, and to help provide equitable access to care for every family and community.
Dismantling systemic racism and improving health equity must address the role of security and law enforcement at healthcare organizations
A message from Bonnie Fryzlewicz, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Seattle Children’s
Standing Together Against Hate
A letter from Seattle Children’s Leadership team addressing increasing acts of violence, xenophobia and hate against Asian and Pacific Islander communities, and this week’s shootings in the Atlanta area.
Seattle Children’s announces Andrew Lee as Vice President and Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Officer to lead system-wide anti-racism and organizational change efforts
Today, following a national search, Seattle Children’s announced Andrew Lee will join the organization as Vice President and Chief Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Officer to lead system-wide diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, set strategic direction and accelerate anti-racism work.
A message from Dr. Jeff Sperring
It has been our deeply held value and commitment at Seattle Children’s to provide a place where every child and family member feels valued, safe and seen and where Seattle Children’s workforce feels respected and valued.
Seattle Children’s Assessment Committee Work is Underway
Statement from The Seattle Children’s Assessment Committee
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder of Covington & Burling to lead examination of institutional racism, equity, inclusion, and diversity practices at Seattle Children’s
New community and board trustee members named to Assessment Committee
Seattle Children’s Commits to Rigorous Review of Race, Equity and Inclusion Practices
New board committee formed, will include community members and independent outside expert
Seattle Children’s Plans COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
Today, Seattle Children’s received its first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and will deploy its allocation in phases based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Statement from Seattle Children’s on Main Campus Operating Rooms
We frequently test the air in every OR and can confirm the operating rooms at Seattle Children’s are safe.
GentiBio launches to develop engineered regulatory T cells for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
Announces exclusive licensing partnerships for proprietary regulatory T cell engineering technologies with Seattle Children's Research Institute, Benaroya Research Institute and MIGAL Galilee Research Institute
CSL Behring and Seattle Children’s Research Institute to Advance Gene Therapy Treatments for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Initially, the alliance will develop treatment options for patients with two rare, life-threatening primary immunodeficiency diseases – Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) and X-linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA)
Seattle Children’s Research Institute: Building Cure Opens in Downtown Seattle to Accelerate Pediatric Research Discoveries
New building expands Seattle Children’s research campus to over 1.1 million square feet
Seattle Children’s Receives $20 Million Gift From Ballmer Family to Support Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
Gift brings total raised for OBCC to nearly $90 million; Seattle Children’s aims to raise $125 million by 2021
UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s Appoint New Department of Pediatrics Chair, Associate Dean and Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Leslie R. Walker-Harding to assume position in February 2019
Seattle Children’s Opens New Clinic to Better Serve Families in North King, Snohomish, Whatcom and Skagit Counties
The new clinic will provide access to more than 18 pediatric specialty care services in the North Sound region
Solid Tumors Targeted in New CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Trial
Open to children and young adults with relapsed or refractory disease, clinical trial extends immunotherapy to several types of EGFR-expressing solid tumors
Seattle Children’s Announces New Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic to Better Serve the Needs of the Community
Seattle Children’s new Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic will be located in South Seattle to increase access to healthcare for lower-income families who have moved to south Seattle and south King County
Center for Infectious Disease Research to Join Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Combined scientific team will form largest pediatric infectious disease research program in the U.S.
Seattle Children’s Names Building in Honor of Friends of Costco
Friends of Costco has raised $125 Million for uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s
Seattle Children's Opens Immunotherapy Trial for Children With Relapsed Central Nervous System Tumors That Delivers CAR T Cells Directly Into the Brain
CAR T-cell immunotherapy targeting HER2 protein on cancer cells aims to provide children and young adults who have limited treatment options with a second line of defense