The Media Relations team at Arkansas Children’s is dedicated to getting you the experts you need for news about pediatric health care before deadline.
If you are a member of the news media and have an urgent request, please call us for an immediate response. We answer media questions on behalf of the health system for all locations and campuses 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.
Condition reports for a specific patient are available to members of the media by calling 501-364-4300 during regular business hours or 501-364-1100 after hours and asking for the Strategic Marketing representative on-call. Please note that we are unable to release information unless you can provide the patient’s first and last name.
If the patient's name is listed in the Arkansas Children's Patient Directory, Strategic Marketing may release a one-word condition (as defined below) on the patient. If requested, the location of the patient may also be given.
Strategic Marketing is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST, to schedule interviews, provide condition reports and arrange media visits to the hospital. Call 501-364-4300 for assistance. For condition reports after hours and on weekends or holidays, call the main hospital at 501-364-1100 and ask the operator to page the Strategic Marketing staff member on call.
To best manage media requests, Arkansas Children’s Hospital has established the following media guidelines:
To schedule an interview with one of our many experts, please contact the Arkansas Children's Strategic Marketing department at 501-364-4300.
We will do everything we can to schedule your interview as quickly as possible. If you do not find your topic listed here, please contact us. We will be glad to help you find the right person.