Meet Our Team Our compassionate team of doctors, nurses and trained medical staff in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Pediatric Cardiac Care Center (PCCC) truly make a difference when a child in your family faces the need for critical care. The pediatric intensivists are board-certified in critical care and have expertise in managing life-threatening conditions. Together the care team members provide the most complete care for every young patient. Our Doctors Our Nurses Healthcare Team Parents You are an important part of your child’s care team too. Parents and caregivers are welcome to participate in bedside rounds. This is a good time to tell the team about your child and ask any questions. More Healthcare Team Members Child Life Specialists Trained and certified to care for the emotional and developmental needs of children and families Child Life Specialists can explain what is happening in terms that they can understand. Pediatric Social Workers PICU Pediatric Social Workers help families with issues that arise when a child is critically ill, including help with housing, transportation, community resources and hospital programs. Respiratory Therapists Respiratory Therapists evaluate and treat breathing problems, and set up and operate respiratory equipment. They are experts in invasive and non-invasive assisted ventilation and are often sought for their clinical expertise. Your Child's Healthcare Team Read more about members of Your Healthcare Team.