Welcome to the Penn State Hershey Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

When children are seriously ill, injured, or recovering from major invasive surgery, the advanced medical technology which exists in the PICU at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital is second to none. The PICU at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital is the only fully equipped and staffed pediatric ICU in Central PA.  Our staff of five  board-certified pediatric intensivists are supported by  our team of certified pediatric intensive care nurses and nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, and social workers. These pediatric intensive care specialists interact with all of the other clinical departments and surgical and medical subspecialists to provide the clinical care necessary for these very ill children. They are a fully trained and knowledgeable team in the most advanced life-saving and support techniques available.  More...