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Welcome to the third in a series of quarterly reports about how University of Iowa Health Care is changing medicine and changing lives through breakthrough discoveries, educational advances and innovative patient care. This report highlights stories from UI Children's Hospital, which has been dedicated to caring for children and their families for more than 90 years. Here parents find specialists and services not available elsewhere in the state, including the highest level of care for premature and sick newborns and organ and bone marrow transplantation.
As part of an academic medical center, UI Children's Hospital conducts breakthrough research to help solve the mysteries of childhood diseases, while also training the next generation of health care professionals.
University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is led by Interim Physician-in-Chief and interim head of the UI Department of Pediatrics Tom Scholz, MD; Interim Executive Director and Director, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Jody Kurtt; and Surgeon-in-Chief Joel Shilyansky, MD.