Children’s Hospital of Illinois

  • Third largest pediatric hospital in the state
  • Ranked #3 as best Children’s Hospital in the state of Illinois by U.S. News & World Report
  • Only full-sized quaternary-care hospital in central Illinois
  • Admits more than 5,000 children per year and has over 65,000 outpatient admissions per year from over 60 counties
  • Service area of more than 2.5 million people (500,000 children)
  • 144-bed full service pediatric hospital, over 115 pediatric specialists representing over 40 pediatric subspecialties
  • Largest pediatric heart surgery program in the state with capability of 3-D printing of heart


  • Highest level (IV) perinatal center/NICU
  • 64 bed facility
  • 32 intensive care beds, 32 intermediate care beds
  • Collaborative member of the Vermont-Oxford Network (VON) since 1992
  • Quaternary Care (ECMO, HFV)
  • One of the top performing NICUs in the country (VON)
  • First NICU ever to transport patients by helicopter (1967)
  • Ranked in the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2017-18)


  • Levels 1 and 2
  • 3,000 deliveries per year
  • Maternal fetal medicine physicians on-staff
  • Administrative Perinatal Network Referral Central for North Central Illinois

Easter Seals

Home to several pediatric clinics:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Child Development and Rehab
  • Maxiofacial (Cleft Lip)
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Regional Developmental / Medical Follow-up Clinics (NICU)

Jump Simulation

Jump Simulation, a joint collaboration of UICOMP and OSF HealthCare and part of OSF Innovation, is a state-of-the-art medical training organization, research hub, and an international leader in simulation and innovation.

Jump replicates all areas of patient care, using actual medical equipment combined with the latest in simulation technology for performance improvement and model development. Included in the virtual hospital is an operating room, ICU, six patient care rooms, virtual reality lab, anatomical skills lab, transport center and innovation lab. Jump Sim also is a research and development testing ground to guide performance improvement and improve health care delivery.


Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois

  • 40,000 square foot facility four stories tall with 22 suites
  • Serves over 700 families per year
  • a supportive place for families to stay while their child is receiving medical care, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children.
Ronald McDonald House

Family House

  • provides affordable, home-like accommodations for families of patients or individuals receiving health care services in the Peoria area
  • 20 residence rooms each with adjoining private bathrooms, televisions, and private telephones.

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