Programs and Services

The Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) is an interdisciplinary team comprised of Attending Physicians, Physicians in Training, a Nurse, Chaplain, Social Worker, Grief and Bereavement Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, and Administrators who work together to provide excellent Palliative Care to patients and their families across the Texas Children’s Institution.

The team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide care in either the inpatient or outpatient setting in partnership with other healthcare providers. 

Pediatric Palliative Care provides an additional layer of psychosocial support for patients and families with chronic, complex or life threatening illnesses.

The Medical Humanities Program aims to support those who work to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by teaching, promoting and engaging in medical humanities. We provide both educational and professional development activities for anyone at Texas Children’s Hospital who desires to incorporate or enhance the practice of humanism in medicine.

he staff of Texas Children’s Hospital wishes to extend our sympathy and condolences in the loss of your loved one. We recognize that the end of life and the time immediately after death is a difficult and often confusing time for you and your family. You may be wondering what to do next. Be assured that our staff is ready to help you while you are at Texas Children’s and after you leave. Please let us know how we may assist you.