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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Medical Professionals

Leaders in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

The Marcy R. Horvitz Pediatric Emergency Center & Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is a busy, full-service pediatric emergency department that annually provides emergency care to thousands of ill and injured children throughout the Northeast Ohio region. The department houses the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in northern Ohio and is staffed 24/7 by pediatric emergency medicine specialists. A strong team of clinical support staff dedicated to providing the highest-quality emergency care for children—including outstanding pediatric nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics, clinical pharmacists, social workers and child life specialists—works collaboratively to provide high-quality, individualized and compassionate care to every child and family presenting to the department.

Division faculty offer a variety of outreach programs, including Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses; pediatric-focused education for prehospital providers; local, regional and national presentations on topics related to pediatric emergency care; community outreach projects; and representation in community, state, and national organizations.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Leading the Way Nationally on Pediatric Preparedness

As a member of the Pediatric Pandemic Network, UH Rainbow strives to coordinate, prepare, and enable high-quality, equitable, research-based pediatric care in emergencies, disasters, and pandemics

Clinical Pathways

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital developed clinical practice guidelines (CPG) to assist practitioners in making patient care decisions to manage and treat particular clinical conditions and help guide decision to improve diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic effectiveness based on the best evidence available and expert opinion.