Employee Stories

Maria Hugo on Being a Nurse at Lurie Children’s

Last time we spoke with Lurie Children’s Manager of Patient Care Operations in the Department of Hematology and Oncology, Maria Hugo, she told us about her journey of going from nurse to manager....

Getting Creative with Kevin Durney

Creativity, a word not often used in the health care field. That is unless you’re like Kevin Durney.   Montana-native Kevin was working in education administration when he realized he was more...

Dialogue with a Dietician: Robyn Blackford

Before Robyn Blackford even started working at Lurie Children’s, she fell in love with the team. Seeing how they treated not only patients but other employees assured Robyn that Lurie Children’s wa...

Appreciating Every Breath at Lurie Children’s with Kylie Howard

  Kylie Howard is the definition of chill. Not because she enjoys reflecting on life and taking in the city views while sitting in traffic–which she does–but because, in her field, you have to be...

How to be Successful with Rebecca Meyers

According to Rebecca Meyers, to be a successful Manager of Children’s Services at Lurie Children’s, you have to be able to multitask, have good communication skills, be flexible, and be a good...

Keeping Your Compassion at Lurie Children's with Hillary Justiss

Seeing the way Hillary Justiss interacts with patients, it's easy to tell how compassionate and caring she is. Before working with children and families at Lurie Children's, she was a photographer...