Employee Stories

Dahlia’s Journey to Lurie Children’s

Stories in: Leadership , Advanced Practice

Dahlia  Klepac  is   our awesome   D irector of the  S peech,  L anguage,  P athology, and  A udiology department.  Her path to healthcare began when she   studied  speech pathology.       “I chose...

Promoting Growth and Patients’ Fullest Participation in Life with Katie Needham

Stories in: Allied Health , Advanced Practice

One of the most valuable lessons Katie Needham has learned during her time at Lurie Children’s is to remember why you’re here. For her, that means providing a special and unique skill set to all of...

Exemplifying Passion and Compassion in the Cardiac Care Unit with Kim Tyk

Stories in: Nursing , Advanced Practice

A good nurse isn’t just someone who shows up for the job, it’s someone who is compassionate, detail-oriented, eager to learn, and empathetic. It takes passion to push through the exhausting moments...