Cancer care inspires career in nursing

Hannah Bormann was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 14. As a patient at University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, not only did she have surgery that successfully removed the malignancy, she was inspired to pursue a career in health care.

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital - is listed among the nation’s best in five specialties, according to the new 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

UI Health Care selected to provide free counseling for state's COVID Recovery Iowa program

University of Iowa Health Care is providing free counseling to Iowans affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency as part of COVID Recovery Iowa, a new program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Pamela Johnson-Carlson named chief administrative officer of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

We’re excited to welcome Pam Johnson-Carlson, DNP, RN, NE-BC, to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital team as our new chief administrative officer! Thanks to the search committee, led by Ian Law, MD, and special thanks to Amy O’Deen, who served as the interim administrative leader of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

NFL players dedicate cleats

My Cause My Cleats allows NFL players to express their commitment to the causes that they care about. Some former University of Iowa Hawkeye football players chose to support University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Cassie Daily excited to be part of the team

Cassie Daily and Whiteside standing next to each other

Cassie Daily’s care as a pediatric cancer patient inspired her to pursue a career in health care. Kathy Whiteside (right), her child life specialist during treatment, says that seeing Daily as an employee fills her with joy and pride.

Nationally recognized as an Accredited Center of Care by the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital has been recognized as an Accredited Center of Care by the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation.

Watch: The Donor Celebration Thank You Event

Carson King with Enzo

Friday, Oct. 11 Carson King will visit. Watch online.

A “Thank you” to Carson King and all who contributed to UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital

Kids and Employees at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital wave and say thank you to Carson King

Today we’re sending an extra “thank you” to Carson King, a 24-year-old Iowa State fan from Altoona, Iowa, and to the thousands of contributors working through him to continue to make that impact on our patients’ lives.

Christensen chose medicine for personal growth

Desire Christensen, portrait

Each September, the AMA recognizes Women in Medicine to "showcase the accomplishments of women physicians." This year, UI Health Care is celebrating our providers for the work they do, including Desire Christensen, MD, MS.

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