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At Lurie Children's, we understand that caring for kids takes more than just medicine. From doctors to scientists to volunteers, our world-class team is made up dedicated people who carry out our mission to provide healthier futures for children and families. Learn more about what life is like at Lurie Children's.
Innovative Botox Therapy Allows Franny to Thrive Independently After Difficult Years of Gastroparesis
20-year-old Franny faced challenges with digestive disorders most of her childhood. But when her symptoms became too severe to manage on her own, her care team turned to an unsuspecting treatment: Botox injections.
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.
Jamarion, a 14-year-old with sickle cell disease, has been feeding the homeless in his community for more than five years. He was recently honored with the Lurie Children's Hope & Courage Youth Advocate Award for his commitment to improving the health and well-being of children and youth
Learn from Argentinian Nephrology physician Dr. Debora Matossian about her passion for Hispanic representation in medicine.
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.
Jana shares how one particular physician, Dr. Alan Nugent, has supported her throughout the journey with complex congenital heart disease and inspired her goals to pursue a career in medicine.
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.
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.
Dr. Robert Liem shares about meaningful professional moments and cherished personal ones in honor of APIDA Heritage Month.
In recognition of APIDA Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting Dr. Bavani Rajah and asked her to reflect on her career path and culture.
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.
Dr. Audrey Brewer reflects on her career as a Black physician and how her personal experiences have helped shape where she is today.