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Lurie Children's Hospital receives $15M donation : Pritzker Foundation gift will enable facility to expand program to treat kids' mental health

May 07, 2019 - Chicago Tribune
Donations and Philanthropy

The girl had always been a worrier.

But as she progressed through middle school, the 12-year-old's anxiety ramped up and began to interfere with her life. Her family knew she needed professional help.

But instead of waiting potentially months to see a psychiatrist -- practitioners who are in short supply -- the girl's parents turned to her pediatrician. The girl's doctor, Shoshana Waskow, is part of a program in which Lurie Children's Hospital trains specialists and pediatricians to ...