Make a Referral

To make a referral, call the UNC Hospitals Transfer Center at (800) 806-1968 and ask to speak with the UNC Pediatric Critical Care physician on call.

Please also use this number for all ECMO/ ECLS (Extracorporeal Life Support) referrals.

The direct number for the UNC PICU is (984) 974-5491.


County communication centers and hospital medical personnel can call UNC Air Care at (800) 247-6264 to arrange transports via air and ground services.