We understand that you know your child best. That’s why we believe children’s families are integral members of the care team.
The heart of Rush University Children’s Hospital is family-centered care. Whether your child comes here for a well-child visit, an acute illness or a more complex medical condition, you will be involved in every care decision for your child.
You can expect the following at Rush University Children’s Hospital:
- Collaboration: You will work hand-in-hand with your child's clinicians to determine the best plan of care for your child.
- Personalized care: Your child's clinicians will encourage you to share valuable insight into your child's overall well-being to help determine what services and treatments are right for your child's unique needs and lifestyle.
- Quality care: Research has found that family-centered care helps improve children's overall health, while also reducing the length of time they are in the hospital.
"At Rush University Children's Hospital, we seek to create a collaborative environment where patients and families are part of the care team. Every child we take care of is unique, and we work with families to figure out a treatment plan that works for them. The care that we provide here is also evidence-based — we provide the highest standard of care based on the most current scientific knowledge." ‒ Anil Kesavan, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist