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Pediatric Orthopedic Training Opportunities at Lurie Children’s: One Fellow’s Experience

Dr. Soroush Baghdadi shares his positive experience as a fellow at Lurie Children's Hospital, highlighting the program's diverse faculty, flexibility and exposure to a wide variety of cases and subspecialties. Learn more about Lurie Children’s fellowship program.

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Q&A: Lurie Children’s Emergency Medicine and Trauma Experts Offer ‘Safety Day’ Program

Learn how Trauma and EMS experts from Lurie Children’s Emergency and Surgery Departments are teaching lifesaving CPR and bleeding cessation skills to the public, and how to sign up for the training.

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First Person with Dr. Debora Matossian: Hispanic Heritage Month Reflections

Learn from Argentinian Nephrology physician Dr. Debora Matossian about her passion for Hispanic representation in medicine.

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Why Your Child May Need Occupational Therapy

At every stage of life, infants, toddlers, children and adolescents are expected to meet individualized and specific milestones. Learn more about occupational therapy and how it can help your child improve daily living.

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Lurie Children’s Premier Ventricular Assist Device Program Hits Milestone: 100 Patients

Lurie Children's recently reached an important milestone, supporting its 100th patient with a ventricular assist device (VAD). Learn more about our VAD program and pediatric Heart Center.

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Lurie Children’s Patients Experience Summertime Joy Thanks to Camp Urban Explorers

Summer kicks off a special time for patients and families at Lurie Children’s thanks to Camp Urban Explorers which provides inpatients and their siblings the chance to experience the best of summer. 

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First Person with Dr. Robert Liem: APIDA Heritage Month Reflections

Dr. Robert Liem shares about meaningful professional moments and cherished personal ones in honor of APIDA Heritage Month.

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First Person with Dr. Bavani Rajah: APIDA Heritage Month Reflections

In recognition of APIDA Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting Dr. Bavani Rajah and asked her to reflect on her career path and culture.

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First Person with Dr. Dana Thompson: Black History Month Reflections

Dana Thompson, Division Head, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, speaks to the confidence she has in Lurie Children’s to have a unique impact on the health equity movement.

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First Person with Dr. Audrey Brewer: Black History Month Reflections

Dr. Audrey Brewer reflects on her career as a Black physician and how her personal experiences have helped shape where she is today. 

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When the Provider Becomes the Patient: Marisa Nally’s Story

Marisa Nally is a nurse practitioner who knows firsthand what it is like to be a congenital heart patient at Lurie Children’s. 

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A Refreshed Behavioral Health Response Model: Behind the Scenes with Debrea Griffith and Jim Maurer

In response to heightened behavioral health inpatient needs, Lurie Children's leaders rethought its current approach and identified a smarter way to move forward.

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