The Division of Critical Care at Lurie Children’s treats children in the Lefkofsky Family Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). We provide top-quality care using the most recent advancements in equipment and techniques, with specialized attention to pulmonary issues, critical care and other specialty needs.
Watch the video below to learn how the specialists in the Lefkofsky PICU come together as a team to save the lives of the most critically-ill children.
We believe in family-centered care, which means we involve the whole family in a patient’s treatment plan. From bringing family members into care plan meetings, to providing support and distraction to a patient’s siblings, we do our best to help fit our care within your lifestyle.
The division offers a fellowship program providing comprehensive training to pediatricians in the scientific and clinical practice of pediatric critical care medicine. Learn more about our fellowship program.
Our multidisciplinary team is specially trained to treat infants and children. In addition to board-certified doctors, the team includes specialists and subspecialists, including:
Keeping with our belief that quality education is inseparable from our quality patient care, we partner with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to train tomorrow’s leading pediatric physicians. As the pediatric teaching hospital for the Feinberg School, we offer several opportunities for residents to further their education in a pediatric specialty. The critical care unit offers a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine. Review the Feinberg School's information to learn how to apply.
Your support is vital in helping us continue to make a difference in the lives of patients and families. Lurie Children's relies on philanthropic funding to enhance its programs, services and research for children. To learn more, please e-mail the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312.227.7500.