News and Updates from Phoenix Children's
- The new clinic, which will begin serving families on Wednesday, Nov. 15, is located at 6524 W. Sack Drive in Glendale. The opening of the multi-specialty clinic marks the first phase of the campus’ opening. Construction continues at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – Arrowhead Campus, a freestanding pediatric hospital that will provide inpatient care, a 24/7 emergency department, a surgery center and a full suite of imaging services. The hospital is slated to open in July 2024.
- This is the fifth EMS conference Phoenix Children’s has produced. The health system prioritizes this training to ensure EMS partners can recognize pediatric-specific symptoms and know how to help stabilize Arizona’s youngest patients.
- With these hires, Phoenix Children's is delving into new cancer treatments that have fewer side effects while also enhancing their understanding and care of brittle bone disease. The two join a large and growing team of researchers investigating new therapies for a wide range of devastating childhood illnesses.
- Phoenix Children’s has been featured on the list for three straight years among some of the largest and most recognizable organizations in the world.
- The health system continues to strengthen its focus on pediatric research with the hire of Tanya Kalin, MD, PhD, a renowned scientist focused on pioneering effective treatments for pediatric cancers with fewer negative side effects for children.
- Phoenix Children’s, one of the fastest-growing pediatric healthcare systems, is one of only three children’s hospitals and 10 healthcare organizations in the country to receive recognition as a Top Innovator by Modern Healthcare for developing and leading transformative innovations that are driving change across the healthcare industry.
- Phoenix Children’s reached a new contract agreement with Aetna, ensuring patient families receive in-network care.
Phoenix Children’s Expands Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Team with Hire of Globally Renowned Brittle Bone Expert
- The health system system has added another internationally renowned surgeon-scientist to its medical staff. Maegen Wallace, MD, MBA, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and expert in osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease.
- As Chief Physician Executive, Muenzer will lead all clinical care, including the health system’s growing behavioral health services, Phoenix Children’s Care Network, clinical research efforts at the Phoenix Children’s Research Institute, medical education and the growing network of Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics practices. He will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer of Phoenix Children’s Medical Group, a role he has held since 2016.
Phoenix Tourette Syndrome Program Earns Reaccreditation as Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence
- The Phoenix Tourette Syndrome program is a unique partnership between Phoenix Children’s and Banner Sun Health Research Institute. It first earned its Tourette Association of America (TAA) center of excellence designation in 2020.