Advocate Children's Hospital, Community and Health Relations Department

Advocate Children’s Hospital (ACH) is part of Advocate Health Care System. Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. The System operates more than 250 sites of care and 12 hospitals, including ACH which is the state’s largest integrated children’s network with two suburban Chicago locations. ACH offers over 220 inpatient beds, 83 additional pediatric beds at other Advocate Hospitals, four Level III NICUs, two Pediatric Intensive Care Units, three Pediatric Emergency Departments, and 16,199 immediate care visits. ACH has one of the largest pediatric cardiovascular programs in the Midwest and is recognized by US News & World Report as one of the Top 5- Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery programs nationally as well as one of the top 50 neonatology programs, is designated as a Pediatric Critical Care Center by the Illinois Department of Public health (highest level of specialize critical care and emergency care services) and is a member of Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety.