Turning Dreams into Reality

“Discovering Healthcare Careers” is a Lurie Children's program created to expose Latino Chicago public high school students to the wide variety of careers available in the healthcare field.

nurse and intern

It takes a team to heal tiny hearts

First-time parents Tom and Brittany Baisch had barely held their two-hour-old baby, Lincoln, when an echocardiogram indicated he had either a narrowing or blockage of the aorta. Lincoln was immediately transferred to Lurie Children's.

Lincoln

Caring for the tiniest patients

Jennifer Neubauer, RN, talks about her job as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse.

Jennifer Neubauer

Providing Counseling & Comfort to Expectant Parents

When Macklin, was diagnosed with a serious abdominal defect before birth, Camron consulted with doctors to develop a treatment plan for her daughter after she was born.

Macklin

“I just called an ambulance to take your baby to Lurie Children’s”

"I don't want to freak you out, but I just called an ambulance to take your baby to Lurie Children's."