The Division & Institution

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

A variety of outreach programs are provided by the division faculty, including instructing Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support Courses; local, regional, and national presentations on topics related to pediatric emergency care; community outreach projects; and representation on community, state, and national organizations.

Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital is a 244-bed full-service children’s hospital and academic medical center that has been a leader in pediatric health care for more than 125 years.

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