Ranked #1 in Illinois for a Reason

Lurie Children's is staffed by the very best pediatric specialists who understand kids and will do whatever it takes to provide them with a healthier future.

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Children's Hospital

At Lurie Children's we understand that caring for kids takes more than medicine. From diagnosis through treatment, it requires compassion and understanding that kids do best when they get to be kids. With a team of world-renowned pediatric experts and kid-friendly care, there’s a reason we’re ranked the #1 children’s hospital in Illinois.

News & Stories

Stone Community Development Corporation and Lurie Children’s Celebrate Groundbreaking for Austin HOPE Center

The Austin HOPE Center anticipated to open in the fall of 2025 will be a welcoming space for youth and families to seek community-based services and pediatric clinical and behavioral health care.

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Stone Community Development Corporation and Lurie Children’s Celebrate Groundbreaking for Austin HOPE Center

The Austin HOPE Center anticipated to open in the fall of 2025 will be a welcoming space for youth and families to seek community-based services and pediatric clinical and behavioral health care.

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Can Getting Involved in Racial Justice Activism Improve Mental and Physical Health of Black and Latinx Teens?

Three hundred Black and Latinx teens in Chicago will be recruited to participate in the first clinical trial to measure the potential health benefits of youth-driven racial justice activism.

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The Future of Healing: Mapping New Frontiers in Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Developing therapies that improve the body’s repair mechanisms requires a deeper understanding of the basic science behind the complex biological processes in injury repair and regeneration.

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The Passing of Ann Lurie

Ann Lurie's unwavering dedication and generous contributions to our organization touched countless lives and will continue to be a source of inspiration to us all, and her absence will be deeply felt.

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Lurie Children’s Breaks Ground on New Outpatient Center in Schaumburg

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago broke ground today on a new 75,000 square foot outpatient center in Schaumburg, IL.

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Warm, sunny days are perfect for outside activities the entire family can enjoy. But without the right protection, the sun can be harmful. Here are some safety tips to stay happy and healthy in the summertime. 

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Sawyer’s Fighting Chance: His Own Father

Newborn baby Sawyer battled a life-threatening liver condition for months until the most perfect donor was found and turned everything around: his own dad.  

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Innovating Through Pediatric Research

Research at Lurie Children's is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. Our goal is to generate new knowledge and translate advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases that affect children’s health. Research studies are led by over 750 researchers and are organized into four scientific pillars: Basic and Preclinical Science; Clinical and Community Trials; Community, Population Health, and Outcomes; and Quantitative Science.

Join Us in Creating a Healthier Future for Every Child

As a non-profit medical center, Lurie Children’s relies on an engaged and supportive community to elevate the standard of medical care for more children, create innovative programs, accelerate cutting edge research discoveries and work with community partners to make Chicago’s neighborhoods safer for children.

Awards & Accolades

Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for a number of awards, accolades and achievements.

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