Referrals and Transfers

Our tools and services help make it easier to stay informed and effective and to access our specialized expertise and technology. We want every interaction with you or your patients to be positive and productive.


We value your trust and your time. When you refer a patient to Children's, we want the process to be as quick and convenient as possible. To find out more, see our referral guides:

Order pads and other resources

For additional forms and resources, choose from the list of specialties and clinics below.

Patient Transfers

Ensuring a smooth and convenient experience for you and safe, effective care for your patient is our professional and personal commitment. The link below provides tools and information to help you.

Contact Information

Children’s recognizes that sometimes complex navigation is needed to access healthcare services, and by using this easy-to-remember phone number, physicians can connect to anyone or any service within our organization. 404-785-DOCS is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by a team of experienced Children’s representatives who will promptly answer your call, evaluate your needs, provide the services requested or route you to the appropriate area.

Call 404-785-DOCS (3627) to:

  • Access any Children’s service.
  • Reach a patient, employee or department at Children’s.
  • Collaborate on patient care.
  • Schedule a patient appointment or ancillary test.
  • Refer a patient to a Children’s Physician Group practice.
  • Speak to a Children’s Physician Group provider during business hours through our physician to physician service.

Physician to Physician Service
Physician to Physician is a service offering through 404-785-DOCS (3627). The goal of this service is to provide you with improved access to our Children’s Physician Group practices during business hours. A designated provider (physician or fellow) for each Children’s Physician Group practice will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays, to respond to your clinical inquiry.

Coding Resources

ICD-10 resources

These resources can help ease the transition to ICD-10 codes.

Conference Resources

The following resources will help you prepare to attend and present at local and national conferences on behalf of Children's: 

Who We Are PowerPoint slide

Order business cards

Order stationery

How to order poster presentations

Children's PowerPoint template

Emory PowerPoint template

Children's fact sheet and talking points

If you would like to request marketing support for an upcoming conference, you must fill out and submit the conference request form

Flu Resources

Keeping kids safe during flu season means encouraging all children and their families who are eligible to get an influenza vaccine. Below is a comprehensive list of downloadable resources to help you with flu prevention and treatment in your practice.

  • Download our Flu Digital Toolkit for plug-and-play content to share with parents and families through your practice newsletter and social media channels.
  • Print or digitally share this flu facts flyer.
  • This helpful algorithm can help determine if a child’s symptoms are flu related.
  • Download this physician-only algorithm to help guide you in testing and treating the flu.

Visit our flu resource hub for more resources for your practice and your patients.

Children's and Emory Co-branded Resources and Research Guidelines

Co-branded Marketing Resources 

The following resources are available when presenting the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University brands together externally, including presentations by members of the Emory and Children's Pediatric Institute.  

For any questions related to logo usage, guidelines or templates you may reference the Children's and Emory style guide

Children's and Emory business card: view example or place an order

Children's and Emory stationery: view example or place an order

Children's and Emory poster presentation: view example or place an order

Children's and Emory PowerPoint template: download template

Children's and Emory lab coat: view example, *Lab coats will be available to order via the Children's store after October 15, 2019. 

Children's and Emory email signature: view example or download for use

For additional support contact the marketing representative, Lauren Weber

Research Process and Guidelines 

The Children’s and Emory relationship facilitates leading-edge pediatric research, training and innovation so that Children’s can deliver unique care and the best outcomes possible for our patients and families. To maximize internal and external communications opportunities for both institutions, we have developed a formal research content review process for you to follow. This process should be followed closely for the submission and evaluation of all research stories originating from the Pediatric Institute.

Please be sure to complete the research communications intake form. Once complete, e-mail this document as an attachment to  

For additional support contact the marketing representative, Julie Jordan.

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