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 interdisciplinary support for patients and families with chronic, complex or life threatening illnesses.
To refer your patient to the Palliative Care Service at Texas Children's Hospital, please follow these steps:
Referring Provider or Self-Referral Process
- Call the office directly at 832-822-7228 to speak to a member of the Palliative Care team
- Email us at PACT@texaschildrens.org