Employee Stories

Dialogue with a Dietician: Robyn Blackford

Stories in: Allied Health

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...

How to be Successful with Rebecca Meyers

Stories in: Veterans

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...

Breathing Life into a New Career at Lurie Children's with Gerri Barnes

Stories in: Allied Health

Not long ago, Gerri Barnes, Respiratory Therapist at Lurie Children's, was at the bedside with a mother who had just received some bad news. She was the only one in the room with her. With compassi...

Five Tips for Being an Effective Outreach Manager at Lurie Children's with Paula Nowak

Stories in: Support Services

Are you interested in becoming an Outreach Manager at Lurie Children's? Before you apply, Paula Nowak, Manager of Physician Services at Lurie Children's, has the tips to help you succeed. As a...

Caring Goes Further Than Medicine at Lurie Children's with Amy Diaz

Stories in: Support Services

Amy Diaz vividly remembers her journey to joining the team at Lurie Children's. "We were still applying on paper," she recalls. After driving to the human resources building and handing in her...

Talking Research with Katie Keeley, Part 2

Stories in: Research

Last time we spoke with Katie Keeley, Clinical Research Coordinator II at Lurie Children’s, she told us about how her managers push her to excel, what an average day is like, and we found out what...