Building Update

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University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is designed as a healing environment that improves the health and well-being of children and their families. Plans include expanding existing programs and developing new services on-site and throughout Iowa to meet the current and future needs of Iowa’s children.

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New UI Health Care location opened July 10 in Cedar Falls

Designed with families in mind, new space brings together several pediatric specialties.

Ranked in 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital in six specialties in the new 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

Interactive theater at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital helps patients heal through games

An interactive theater offers distraction for kids and families during their time at the hospital.