Golisano Children's Hospital / Pediatric Hospital Medicine / Clinical Services Clinical Services Pediatric Hospital Medicine is responsible for the care of patients on general care units as well as patients who come in through the Pediatric Emergency Department. You may hear the Pediatric Hospital Medicine physicians referred to as the "attending" or supervising physician overseeing the residents and fellows. Pediatric care may be co-managed with other services such as surgery, infectious diseases and orthopaedics. When your child is admitted the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service will contact your child's primary care physician and will provide them with a contact number. When your child is ready to leave the hospital, the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Service will send an electronic discharge summary to your child's primary care physician and also provide a copy of the discharge summary to you. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Chronic Care Service The service cares for children and families who have complex medical needs, technology dependence, and multiple chronic conditions. The team consists of pediatric nurse practitioners and pediatric hospital medicine physicians Other specialists are integrated into care such as pharmacy, care coordinators, registered dietitians, and palliative care. For a child who is medically fragile, the goal of the Chronic Care Service is to provide continuity of care during a hospital stay, decrease medication errors, and improve communication between multiple specialties and the child’s community setting. The team members have special training in the care of children and families dealing with long term medical needs.