Press Room

For Journalists

Welcome to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Public Relations & Marketing press room, designed to provide useful information to assist with news inquiries. 

Our ​Goal

To provide the media with prompt, accurate information while protecting the privacy and security of the pediatric population we serve in adherence state and to federal the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Policies and Procedures for Media

The Public Relations and Marketing Department at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan is responsible for the Hospital’s media relations which includes the dissemination ofpress releases, handling all media inquiries and assisting in coordination of interviews with physicians on the medical staff and with coordinating interviews of hospital staff. This team is also the official  Hospital contact  for patient condition status and crisis communication inquiries.

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 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.