Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design.

As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. 

The research arm of Lurie Children’s is devoted to the understanding, prevention and investigation of pediatric illnesses and injuries. It has been designated a Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine research center for its central role in the university’s integrated research program.

Established in 1986, the Lurie pediatric research center has over 200 investigators, 500 staff members and 100 trainees who contribute to six growing programs in basic research and translational medicine at the research facility. Lurie also has interdisciplinary centers of excellence that target specific child health issues and complement our core programs. Learn more about our research center.

Lurie Children’s relies on philanthropic funding to enhance its programs and services for children and families. Founded in 1987, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with fundraising professionals who work with 11 affiliated organizations and an active team of volunteers to cultivate and secure contributions that advance the mission of the hospital.