Children's Hospital's Dr. Zielinski Receives "One With Courage" Award

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Julie Zielinski, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, has received the “One with Courage Award” for Healing from the Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County.

Dr. Zielinski received the award during the inaugural One with Courage Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 3, at the Downtown Marriott. The One with Courage Awards Luncheon celebrates champions of children in the area who enrich the lives of kids through Help, Hope or Healing and honors those who support the children served by the CACHC through giving, service, or voluntarism.  

The Healing award goes to champions who “have the courage to make hurting children whole by providing healing to their mind, body or spirit." 

“Dr. Zielinski represents the best of the best in pediatric healthcare,” said Alan Kohrt, MD, President of Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. “We are privileged to have Dr. Zielinski in our community as both a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and an advocate for children’s health.”

Dr. Zielinski received a medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, Mich. She completed an orthopedic surgery residency program from McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, Mich. and fellowship training in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Fl.


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