Children's Hospital of Illinois recognizes advocates throughout Central Illinois who are making a difference in the lives of children. Nominations for the 2015 Advocacy Awards will be accepted January 1 - April 15, 2015.
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US News & World Report

Pediatric Urology
Ranked #41

Children’s Hospital Pediatric Urology, led by Dr. Churphena Reid and Dr. Benjamin Rhee, was ranked 41st nationally with highest marks coming for use of infection-preventing measures, nursing intensity, prevention of surgical complications, advanced clinical services, and patient and family services.


Is Your Child
Having Surgery?

Having surgery can be scary for your child. Our child life
specialists are ready to make your child’s surgery
experience relaxing and even fun!

Check out our pre-op tour to learn more.

Hospital of

Children’s Hospital of Illinois is a 136-bed, full service pediatric hospital on the campus of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. With more than 115 pediatric specialists representing more than 40 pediatric subspecialties, we are the major pediatric teaching facility of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.

Advocacy Programs

Advocacy provides education and annual activities to build awareness of and support for children's issues throughout the community. Our staff and committee provide a variety
of programs and events that impact the wellbeing of
children in our area.
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Our Cystic Fibrosis team provides comprehensive care for children and adults with CF throughout Central Illinois. Our Center is accredited by the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Our office is open 8AM – 430PM weekdays and our Center is located in the Hillcrest building on the hospital’s main campus.

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A Teaching

As a teaching hospital and the major pediatric teaching affiliate for the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, we provide many opportunities to train and teach the health care professionals of tomorrow. Whether you are pursuing a career as a physician, a nurse, or other medical specialty, we have a program to meet your needs.
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Through hard work and dedication, our cardiac program has grown to a full-service comprehensive Congenital Heart Center with an extraordinary team providing the best possible care to infants, children and adults with congenital or acquired heart defects.
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Jessica Bradbury
learned to be a mom
in our neonatal unit..

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Jessica Bradbury learned to be a mom in our neonatal unit.