Children's Hospital

Change of date for move-in and opening of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is postponing its move-in until late January or early February 2017. The safety and comfort of patients, their families, and staff are the top priorities, and officials determined that they are close but not quite ready to move into the new facility.
infant wearing hawkeye gear

UI Children's Hospital nationally ranked by 'U.S. News & World Report'

Eight pediatric specialties included in the 2016-17 Best Children's Hospital rankings
“U.S. News & World Report” has ranked University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in eight specialties in the 2016–17 Best Children’s Hospital rankings. UI Children’s Hospital is the only hospital in Iowa nationally ranked for pediatric care.

Board of Regents Sept. 9 roundup

The following are highlights from the Iowa Board of Regents meeting, Wednesday, Sept 9, at the University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls.

UI Children's Hospital nationally ranked by US News & World Report

Hospital is ranked in eight specialty areas
U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in eight out of ten specialty areas in its 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals listings.

UI Children's Hospital seeks art submissions for new facility

The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is seeking entries from artists living in Iowa and surrounding states whose work may be considered for purchase for the new UI Children’s Hospital.
2012 Kid Captain Brandi Yates stands with the Iowa Hawkeyes during a home football game in 2012.

UI Children's Hospital announces 2013 Kid Captains

Program enters its fifth year
University of Iowa Children’s Hospital announces this year’s Kid Captains, former and current patients whose stories will be highlighted throughout the Iowa Hawkeyes’ 2013 football season.
Rendering of the planned UI Children's Hospital.

Gerdin family commits $12 million to new UI Children’s Hospital

Gift largest to date to support facility’s building campaign
The Gerdin family of Solon, Iowa, has made a $12 million gift commitment to the University of Iowa to support the new UI Children’s Hospital. The gift, from the Gerdin Family Foundation, is the largest to date for the Children’s Hospital’s $50 million building campaign.

Groovin' for good

Mount Mercy to host Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon April 14
Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids will host the second annual Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Hennessey Recreation Center at Mount Mercy University.