Inside Our Inpatient Unit

Our child life specialists make regular visits to the rooms of our patients. Our child life specialists make regular visits to the rooms of our patients.
Richard O'Reilly, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service, stops to chat with a patient in the hallway. Richard O'Reilly, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service, stops to chat with a patient in the hallway.
Designed with the latest medical technology, the Pediatric Observation Unit accommodates patients in need of advanced care, with each room offering sleeping arrangements for a family member and ample space for bedside care. Designed with the latest medical technology, the Pediatric Observation Unit accommodates patients in need of advanced care, with each room offering sleeping arrangements for a family member and ample space for bedside care.
Child life specialists provide the same opportunities for pediatric programming in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Here, the inpatient play room is an intimate place for quiet play. Child life specialists provide the same opportunities for pediatric programming in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Here, the inpatient play room is an intimate place for quiet play.
Richard O'Reilly, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, visits a young patient in isolation. Richard O'Reilly, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, visits a young patient in isolation.
Farid Boulad, Medical Director of the Pediatric Day Hospital, consults with fellows in the Pediatric Observation Unit. Farid Boulad, Medical Director of the Pediatric Day Hospital, consults with fellows in the Pediatric Observation Unit.
On our Inpatient Unit, patients can receive physical and occupational therapy, sometimes without even being aware that therapy is taking place. Here, a patient and occupational therapist operate a motorized toy vehicle through the hallway. On our Inpatient Unit, patients can receive physical and occupational therapy, sometimes without even being aware that therapy is taking place. Here, a patient and occupational therapist operate a motorized toy vehicle through the hallway.
Patients and their families enjoy personalizing inpatient room windows and entryways. Patients and their families enjoy personalizing inpatient room windows and entryways.
The nursing station's brightly colored window is open to allow easy communication between medical staff and families. The nursing station's brightly colored window is open to allow easy communication between medical staff and families.