Teen Advisory Board - accomplishments
Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Teen Advisory Board
2011 Annual Report
The 2011 Teen Advisory Board committed to facilitating positive change and experiences for children and families at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics. The Board welcomed new members and transitioned three to adult care.
Early in 2011 the group started fundraising efforts for a new Same Day Surgery video by selling retractamal name tags and the fundraiser lasted the entire year.
Several meetings were spent brainstorming and goal setting for the new surgery video.
The group gave feedback to Cardiology on CPR training for high school students.
Several members prepared and served a meal at the Ronald McDonald House.
The group participated in Diversity Day.
One member received the "Spirit of Philanthropy Youth Award".
The group held several game and movie nights for other teens in the hospital.
Several members attended volunteer orientation.
The group started working with Administrative Fellows to plan teen night activities for 2012.
The board gave feedback to the Cardiac transplant team for a smartphone application.
Several members gave feedback to chapel programming and Turning Point.
Several members worked on a video project with Communications and Marketing.
The group gave teen friendly suggestions to the Kreamer Resource Center for Families.
Two members represented Children’s Mercy patients in thanking donors for three new video game carts.
TAB Supported many additional projects impacting hospital policies, procedures and literature.
The Teen Advisory Board is honored to provide support and be a resource here at Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics and is already planning future opportunities for 2012.