Comer Children's is a pediatric Level-I trauma center that provides care for children with severe injuries due to emergency trauma. The University of Chicago's Aeromedical Network, or (UCAN), transported many of these children to our hospital. UCAN is a specially equipped helicopter that is staffed by a dedicated team of trained flight nurses, flight physicians, EMS pilots, and communication specialists.
We care for critically ill and injured children in our technologically advanced Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. This 30-bed facility is fully equipped to treat children with:
In addition, the designated tertiary care (Level III) beds in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the convalescent (Level II) beds in our Transitional Care Unit provide premature and critically ill infants with the most advanced medical care and life support systems.