Children’s Hospital of Illinois

  • Top three children’s hospital in Illinois, according to U.S. News & World Report
  • Third largest pediatric hospital in the state
  • 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 models
  • Highest case mix index

Pediatric Floors

  • More than 100 sub-specialist faculty with pediatric subspecialties in each field
  • 52 inpatient beds

Critical Care

  • 32 PICU and Intermediate Care Unit beds
  • Largest pediatric heart surgery program in the state
  • Designated Critical Care Referral Center in Illinois
  • Quatenary Care (ECMO, HROV, Nitric Oxide)


  • Highest level (IV) perinatal center/NICU
  • 65 bed facility
  • 32 intensive care beds, 28 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 on staff
  • Perinatal network referral center

Emergency Department

  • The first state designated Pediatric Critical Care Center
  • 16,000 pediatric visits/year
  • Life Flight services (4 helicopters), largest in Illinois
  • Minor Emergency Center (MEC)
  • Only Level 1 Trauma Center outside of Chicago
  • 24-hour pediatric ED

St. Jude

  • Largest St. Jude affiliate and the only one in the Midwest
  • Also home of the Hematology and Sickle Cell Clinics

Other Facilities

Hillcrest Medical Plaza

  • A joint effort combining pediatric subspecialty programs from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria with the specialty clinics of the Children’s Hospital
  • Staffed by medical subspecialists, providing a major and comprehensive diagnostic center for pediatric referrals
  • Home of Pediatric U of IL GI, Neurology, Seizure, Genetics, Endocrinology, Home Vent, and Psychiatry Clinics
  • Pediatric Cardiology Offices
  • Pediatric Surgery/Surgical sub-specialties Offices
  • First Ped Laparoscopic surgery program in IL
  • First State Robotic surgery program
  • Only comprehensive facility covering a wide spectrum of surgical care for children in Central IL

Heartland Community Healthcare Center

  • New site, August 2020
  • Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic aka PAC
  • Resident Staffed clinic
  • Supervised by pediatricians whose expertise and interest is in teaching ambulatory pediatrics. They help you to provide care and coordinate multidisciplinary care for your patients
  • 8,000 visits per year
  • half day/week in first year, two half days/week in second and third years
  • Cystic Fibrosis, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Resource Center and ID sub-specialty pediatric clinics

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.

Contact Us

  • Tammy Livingston, Pediatrics Residency Coordinator
  • 530 NE Glen Oak Ave
  • Peoria, IL 61637
  • (309) 655-2274
  • [email protected]