Iowa's only comprehensive children's hospital

Aerial view of the UI Stead Family Children's Hospital building

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric medicine. Learn more about our hospital.


Childhood adversity may increase the risk of neurodevelopmental conditions, including ADHD

A study by Lane Strathearn, MD, PhD, adds to evidence that childhood adversity can increase the risk for many chronic physical and mental health problems that last into adulthood.

UI Health Care offers new non-surgical treatment for congenital heart disease

UI Health Care is the first and only hospital in Iowa to offer a new non-surgical treatment for congenital heart disease.

Back in Black: One Kid Captain's unlikely return to the field

When Kelby Telander took to the field at Kinnick Stadium as a Kid Captain during the program’s first season in 2009, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime shot.

University of Iowa Health Care Joins New NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence Network

University of Iowa Health Care has been designated a National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) Rare Disease Center of Excellence, joining a highly select group of 31 medical centers across the country which serve as part of an innovative network seeking to expand access and advance care and research for rare disease patients in the United States.