Laura Licea joined Seattle Children’s in July 2023 as vice president (VP) of Perioperative and Procedural Services and associate chief nursing officer. She brings a fresh perspective and an extensive background in the operating room (OR) from her previous roles at organizations such as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Licea’s goals include Seattle Children’s becoming a center […]
Seattle Children’s providers, nurses and other team members chose their professions because they care deeply about helping kids live the healthiest and most fulfilling lives possible. For them, it isn’t about winning awards — it’s about the positive impact they can have on patients’ lives. But by performing their jobs in an exemplary fashion, they […]
There is growing concern about social media’s effects on mental health, especially for kids. In January, Seattle Public Schools filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube for their roles in “creating a youth mental health crisis.” In February, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the issue, with some senators demanding […]
Seattle Children’s is thrilled to welcome Jamie Phillips as its senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO). As a leader with over 25 years of healthcare administration experience, Phillips comes onboard with both an exceptional resume and a genuine desire to serve and make a difference for Seattle Children’s patients, families and workforce.