University of Nebraska Medical Center

Community Engagement

Children at science booth in Halloween costumes talking to man
kids being taught how to use lab equipment
two kids and doctor intubating hospital dummy
people posing in foot kitchen
kids attending table about cardiology technology

Being active, positive civic members builds trust and connection with our neighbors in our community. We seek to build those bonds through regular events with our partner non-profit organizations. Our primary community partners are

  • Completely KIDS
  • Girls Inc.
  • NorthStar

KIDS Nebraska

KIDS Nebraska is an advisory group created for kids, adolescents and teens who are focused on understanding, communicating and improving medicine, research and innovation for all children. KIDS stands for “Kids and Families Impacting Disease through Science,” a global consortium of children’s advisory groups. It operates within the International Children’s Advisory Network, Inc. (iCAN).