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Press Room

For Journalists

Welcome to the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan Public Relations & Marketing press room, designed to provide useful information to assist with news inquiries regarding DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty and Rehabilitation Centers’ (Birmingham, Canton, Clinton Township, Dearborn, Detroit, Madison Heights, Novi, Plymouth, Southfield and West Bloomfield) doctors, medical experts and programs.

Our Mission

Providing the media with prompt, accurate information while protecting the privacy and security of the pediatric population we serve in adherence to federal guidelines regarding patient confidentiality matters as outlined by the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy.

Policies and Procedures for Media

 The Public Relations and Marketing Department is responsible for all media relations for DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan and its Specialty Centers, including the dissemination of all press releases, handling all media inquiries and coordinating interviews with physicians and staff. The team is also the official DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan contact during a crisis situation and in all matters concerning organizational policy, services, programs, procedures, patients and employees.

Contact Us

For any media inquiries please contact Elise Bennett, Director, Marketing and Public Relations, Children's Hospital of Michigan at (313)-966-5288 or email EBennett@dmc.org. A public relations representative can be reached during normal business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at (313) 966-5009. If you’re a reporter on deadline or calling after hours or on weekends, please call the media pager at (313) 803-3889.