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The Division of Medicine Critical Care (MCC) at Boston Children's Hospital provides pediatric medical care to promote the health and safety of both critically ill children and those who require a higher level of care than can be provided on the general pediatric wards. This care is delivered on two distinctly unique units: the Intermediate Care Program (ICP) and the Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU). Unlike other centers of its kind, the MCC at Boston Children's cares for children in both critical and intermediate care beds on the same floors, which are covered by the same physician group, allowing children to move seamlessly between each unit as needed.
Our program consists of physicians from a broad spectrum of subspecialties who are dedicated to pushing the leading edge of research as well as advancing the care of critically ill children both within and well beyond the walls of Boston Children's. The team specializes in complex patients and offers a broad range of treatments for acute and chronic respiratory conditions, sepsis, nutritional failure, as well as critical complications of metabolic diseases and endocrine disorders.
Learn more about the Intermediate Care Program.
Learn more about the Medicine Intensive Care Unit.
The broad mission of the MCC is to provide the appropriate level of care to meet the medical and emotional needs of both the children and the families cared for in our units. In addition to providing the highest level of care to our pediatric patients, we seek to empower families in a way that will guide them once they are able to leave Boston Children's.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”