Training Programs

Quality education is inseparable from our quality patient care. Lurie Children's is the pediatric teaching hospital for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more about our training opportunities below.

Athletic Training Student Clinical Program

The Athletic Training Student Clinical Program is based on pediatric sports medicine and designed to expose students to the physician extender role.

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Child Life Practicum

Our child life program is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in child life.

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Orthoptic Training Program

Orthoptics is a discipline of ophthalmology specializing in disorders of the visual system with an emphasis on binocular vision and eye movements.

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Social Work Training Program

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers a clinical field placement to second-year graduate-level social work students who attend a university with which the hospital has a contract.

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Student Nurse Program

This program will provide an introduction to working in the pediatric healthcare setting. Student Nurses will function in a supportive role to a Registered Nurse, following the job description of a Student Nursing Assistant.

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