As we begin to reopen Rush University Children's Hospital for elective procedures and in-person care, we are putting your safety first. For information about COVID-19, see the latest updates from Rush and check out our pediatric FAQs for the most up-to-date information about our pediatric services. Rush accepts donations to support our response effort, staff, and patients and families.

Child Life Team

  • Shira Miller, MS, CCLS, Manager, Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy
  • Carly Abate, MS, CCLS
  • Brooke Baffa, MS, CCLS, CTRS
  • Alyssa Brake, MS, CCLS
  • Kari Bartelson, MS, CCLS
  • Siobhan Cannon, MS, CCLS
  • Amy Fitzgerald, MAT
  • Megan Hartnett, MS, CCLS
  • Victoria Hoffman, MS, CCLS
  • Beth Kobe, BA, CTRS
  • Gina Madonia, CLS
  • Meg Pairitz, BS, CCLS
  • Lindsay Rudy, MS, CCLS