Our first year

The first patients moved into the new UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital on Feb. 25, 2017. Here’s to our first “birthday” in this building…and many more to come! We’re grateful for our patients, their families, and everyone who is Changing Medicine. Changing Kids’ Lives!

UI analysis finds more children are diagnosed with autism than previously thought

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IowaNow

The number of children in the United States diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may be significantly higher than previously thought.

UI receives grant to start clinical trials for treatment of childhood cancer

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KCRG

The University of Iowa may be one step closer to using vitamin C to fight cancer. The university has received a grant to make it possible to start clinical trials for teens for a recently approved FDA drug of high-dosage vitamin C.

In memory of the children

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital’s Grief Services staff works to ease the hearts of families grieving the death of a child. Each July, the hospital hosts a Service of Remembrance for about 45 families to honor three different types of loss—babies who died before they were born,...

New UI Health Care location opened July 10 in Cedar Falls

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The Loop

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

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

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KCRG-TV9

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

Jayden Umthum’s story

Jayden Umthum

Jayden Umthum, the final patient to move into the new hospital on March 25, 2017.

Patients, staff love new facility

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (Daily Iowan)

Families make a smooth transition to the new children's hospital.

Next patient move into UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital: Saturday, March 25

Night time photo of building with purple lights

We are pleased to announce that the next move of patients into the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital will occur on Saturday, March 25.

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