Pediatric Guidelines & Protocols

Making the Referral:

  • Epic practices: Submit referral directly through Epic for all pediatric specialties except Allergy & Immunology, Orthopedics and Rheumatology. See referral pathways below.
  • Non-Epic practices and to refer to Allergy & Immunology, Orthopedics and Rheumatology: Submit referral via fax.

For EMERGENT questions on potential referrals, all transfers and critical care transports:

  1. Call OneCall at 207-662-6632
  2. OneCall will page the provider on call

For NON-EMERGENT questions on potential referrals:

Epic Practices – use Epic inbasket message to communicate with Epic sub-specialists:

  • Only for non-urgent communications
  • Response from specialist typically within 2 business days
  • Inbasket messages should go to provider pools. Pool names are listed below.
  • Regular email should not be used for these type of referral questions

Non-Epic Practices – call office phone and leave a message:

  • Call practice number to leave message for on-call provider
  • Do not page or directly contact provider for non-emergent questions

Referral Guidelines



Developmental & Behavioral

Diabetes & Endocrinology



Hematology/Oncology (Maine Children’s Cancer Program)

Infectious Disease



Palliative Care


Sports Medicine


Pediatric Care Coordination Resource Guide

The Pediatric Care Coordination Resource Guide is designed to help identify appropriate candidates for care coordination and care management services. Click to learn how to make a referral and who to contact locally to get your patient connected to these services.