UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 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 seven specialties, according to the new 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today by U.S. News & World Report.

Committed to safety: window upgrade project

Our CEO shares this letter with patients and their families on how we are committed to safety. UI Stead Family Children's Hospital remains a safe place for care through an ongoing window replacement project.

What to do if you can’t find baby formula

Baby formula

Parents across the country are having a difficult time finding their regular brand of infant formula as supply chain issues combined with a manufacturing recall have created a serious shortage.

World's most premature twins now happy three-year-olds

Twins born at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital hold the record for the world's most premature twins.

Iowa’s tiniest patients now have access to new kidney dialysis device

Cardio-Renal Pediatric Dialysis Emergency Machine (CARPEDIEM)

UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital one of five hospitals nationwide with new CARPEDIEM technology

UI researchers use BabySteps smartphone app to assess children with autism, developmental delays in home setting

When Ashley Westphal was told that her three-year-old daughter, Rogue Westphal, had sensory processing difficulties—which are common among children with autism—she didn’t understand what the diagnosis would mean for her family. The Westphal’s local doctor referred them to the University of Iowa...

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

Kelby Telander an Iowa Hawkeye player

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.