Happy Volunteer Week! More than 1,200 hospital volunteers gave nearly 60,000 hours of service to our patients and families last year. Thanks for all you do! If you are interested in learning more about our hospital volunteer opportunities, visit [ Bit.ly Link ]. #volunteerweek #all4your1
Happy Volunteer Week More than 1200 hospital volunteers gave nearly 60000 hours
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Forty years ago, our President and CEO Pat Magoon started his career at the hospital as an intern. Twenty years later, in 1997, he was named the hospital’s President and CEO. Under his leadership, the hospital has prospered, increasing the number of children served by 50 percent. Here he reflects on his years with Lurie Children's, [ Bit.ly Link ]. #all4your1
Forty years ago our President and CEO Pat Magoon started his career

Conversation with Pat Magoon: 40 Years at Lurie Children’s

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Five years ago, moms - Stacy, Dawn, Susan and Kayleigh - connected when they learned their newborns were all in need of heart transplants. The moms formed a lasting friendship - leaning on each other through the years in good times and bad. See the story from People [ Bit.ly Link ]. #donatelifemonth #all4your1
Five years ago moms Stacy Dawn Susan and Kayleigh connected when they

4 Moms Form Heartfelt Bonds 5 Years After Learning Their Newborns Would Need Heart Transplants

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Heidi Hummel
Karan Bobele Thomas
Our laboratory professionals are gearing up for National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. Our clinical laboratories and staff offer numerous services that include a wide range of advanced diagnostic testing. Learn more [ Bit.ly Link ]. #all4your1
Our laboratory professionals are gearing up for National Medical Laboratory Prof

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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Esmeralda Rodriguez-Diaz
Vanessa Kentris Smith
After a distinguished career of 45 years as a physician, and 20 years at Lurie Children’s (formerly Children’s Memorial), Dr. Peter Whitington, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, will be retiring in May. In 1997, we recruited Dr. Whitington to create and launch a world-class pediatric transplant program and establish the Siragusa Transplantation Center. Dr. Whitington has contributed...
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Dr. Peter Whitington Retires

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Dan Jones
Sue Ktenas
Women surgeons at Lurie Children's rise to the #NYerORCoverChallenge #ILookLikeASurgeon. 57% of our pediatric surgeons are women. #all4your1
Women surgeons at Lurie Childrens rise to the NYerORCoverChallenge ILookLikeASurgeon 57 of
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Dana Cox
Anthony Chin
Thanks to the $1 million gift made by The Jordan Michael Filler Foundation in honor of their son who died of a drug overdose, Lurie Children’s will be establishing a groundbreaking program to treat teens and young adults struggling with addiction. Learn more [ Abc7.ws Link ]. #all4your1
Thanks to the 1 million gift made by The Jordan Michael Filler

Highland Park family donates $1M for new substance abuse center

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Jennifer Trainor
Dina Berardi
Car seat safety demonstration with our certified child passenger safety technicians Alex and Victoria. To learn more about car seat installation with Alex, visit luriechildrens.org/carseatclass or call Victoria at 312.227.7081 to learn about our community classes. #all4your1
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Catherine Fletcher
Katie Fanella
Join us tomorrow, Tuesday, April 18 at 9:15 a.m. (Central Time) for a Facebook Live on car seat safety. Our car seat safety experts Alex and Victoria will review proper ways to install and use infant, convertible and booster seats. #all4your1
Join us tomorrow Tuesday April 18 at 915 am Central Time for
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Earlier this year, we introduced you to Alexandria, who is fighting type-1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Thanks to a promising new drug, she is home and enjoying a very “hoppy” spring.

The Mazza Foundation Neuromuscular Program is helping to advance the care of kids like Alexandria every day. To support their work, visit [ Bit.ly Link ]. #all4your1
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Dawn Guiney
Dianna Borkowicz
Created in 2014 with generous funding from Kohl’s Cares, our Community Volunteer Corp program is an opportunity for community members, hospital volunteers, and staff to serve as advocates for childhood health and safety throughout Chicago. To learn more about how you can participate in this program, visit [ Bit.ly Link ]. #all4your1
Created in 2014 with generous funding from Kohls Cares our Community Volunteer
Every day our child life specialists make a difference - helping patients and families cope with hospitalization, helping them meet developmental milestones and lending a supportive ear when it's needed most. Meet Joe, our child life specialist in the Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit who was recently featured on WGN TV [ Bit.ly Link ]. #all4your1
Every day our child life specialists make a difference helping patients and

With veteran’s guidance, young patients connect, develop and heal

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Nia Ahmedi
Mary Wolodkiewicz
At Lurie Children’s, we’re a place of heart and hope for our patients and families. All the care, all the comfort, all the compassion – all, for your one.

There are many things that contribute to our home-away-from-home environment - these are a few of our favorites. What makes Lurie Children’s special to you? Tell us using #all4your1.
At Lurie Childrens were a place of heart and hope for our
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Happy 3rd Heartiversary to Miles! Miles recently celebrated this special anniversary by visiting the hospital and donating special treats to the Regenstein Cardiac Care Unit. After turning blue during tummy time, Miles was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy. On March 30, 2014, at 4 months old, he underwent a heart transplant. Today, Miles, 3, is doing well in school, loves playing with his...
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Abracadabra! Alakazam! Our patient Zach is here to add a little magic to your day. Prepare to be amazed. #all4your1
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Rena Lovato Knysak
We are excited to share a new initiative, Lurie Children's Healthy Communities, recently launched. Healthy Communities builds on decades of Lurie Children’s experts’ successful public health outreach and will address areas such as access to care, social determinants of health, violence-related injury and mortality, and mental health in children and adolescents. Learn more [ Bit.ly Link ]....
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Healthy Communities Launches

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Today marks the home opener for the Chicago Cubs. Best of luck to one of our most beloved visitors, Anthony Rizzo - a champion for our kids both on and off the field! #all4your1
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Rick Buday
Ana Rodriguez Gutterman
Sylvia Gonzalez