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Seeking a World at Peace, Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In a world marked by turmoil and division, the timeless words and actions of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. continue to resonate as a powerful call for unity and harmony. The impact he continues to make across the globe also resonates with me as a leader who holds immense hope for peace on...

Honoring Dr. Robert Austin, founder of Texas Children’s Community Cares Program

Written by Guest Blogger: Desiree Lynell Evans, MD, MPH, FAAP

I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to serve as a guest blogger for On The Mark as we honor the founder of Texas Children’s Community Cares Program, Dr. Robert F. Austin, who passed away earlier this year. Dr. Austin left his mark on Texas Children’s, our entire community and so many of you —...

Pawsitively Amazing: Celebrating International Dog Day at Texas Children’s

As International Dog Day approaches on August 26th, I can’t help but feel a tremendous sense of pride and joy as I reflect on the significant impact of the Pawsitive Play Program at Texas Children’s. This initiative holds a special place in my heart because it’s all about enhancing the emotional well-being of our patients...

Juneteenth: Standing Together for Change

In recent years, Juneteenth has gained significant and much-deserved recognition as a national holiday. Throughout the weekend and into Monday, many will begin hosting and attending a multitude of festive and historic Juneteenth celebrations and I am beyond proud that all of us at Texas Children’s are able to come together to help celebrate Juneteenth...