Head, Emergency Medicine
Internationally recognized physician-scientist in pediatric emergency medicine and epidemiologist Elizabeth Alpern, MD, has been appointed Division Head of Emergency Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
The first large study of more than 13 million visits to 44 pediatric Emergency Departments (ED) found that Black and Latinx children were less likely to receive x-rays, CT, ultrasound, and MRI compared with white children.
New York State mandated a sepsis bundle of care (intravenous fluids, blood culture, and intravenous antibiotics) for pediatric patients in 2013.
Generous support from The Grainger Foundation has made Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago a leading force for change in pediatric emergency care.
Sepsis is a serious, life-threatening condition. Sepsis can occur in any child but it’s more likely to present in children who are currently experiencing an infection or an open wound, in the hospital,
Publications View recent publications by faculty members in the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more Currrent Grants Mary Clyde Pierce, MD An Injury Plausibility Assessment Model for Differentiating Abusive from Accidental Fractures in Young...
PRN is pleased to offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. We understand there are many barriers that prevent medical trainees and practicing clinicians from getting the CME they need. Staying up to date on the latest pediatric research often means having to pay for a journal subscription or even your CME certificate and then spend the...
The board certified team in the pediatric emergency room at Lurie Children's perform life saving services to children 24 hours a day.
Learn more about Lurie Children's Emergency Medicine's current clinical research.
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