Clinical Facilities

operating room

University of Iowa Health Care is located on the health sciences campus of the University of Iowa. UI Health Care consists of University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. 

UI Health Care is an integral part of the University of Iowa and has a longstanding tradition of excellence in patient care, education, and research. It has long been recognized as one of the leading health care centers in the world.

University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsUniversity of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is a large and well-supported teaching hospital. It provides tertiary level services for the entire state and region, while at the same time creating an environment for health education programs at all levels, and in all specialties.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics clinical services are organized through 22 departments. These include the following:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Each clinical service offers residency and fellowship programs as applicable, which are directed by faculty members from the Carver College of Medicine and the College of Dentistry.


Residents who train at UI Hospitals & Clinics experience a commitment to clinical excellence, including quality care delivered in a wide range of services, the most up-to-date medical technology, a medical staff comprised of senior physicians who have national reputations in their fields, excellent nursing and professional staff member with rigorous requirements for quality, and highly respected clinical and basic science research programs.

University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is an integral part of UI Health Care. The UI Hospitals & Clinics Pediatric Neurosurgery service provides the only pediatric neurosurgical care in Iowa and draws patients from areas throughout the Midwest.

For particularly complex procedures, UI Hospitals & Clinics Pediatric Neurosurgery attracts patients from across the United States, as well as international patients. The Pediatric Neurosurgery service performs approximately 250 procedures annually, treating patients with hydrocephalus, cranio-vertebral junction abnormalities, plagiocephaly, tumors (both cranial and spinal), and spinal dysraphisms.

Carver College of Medicine

Carver College of Medicine

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine contributes significantly to the strength of University of Iowa Health Care. With a large full-time faculty, the college carries out its functions of education, research, and service. Talented faculty bring fresh ideas, new techniques, and enthusiasm to the teaching of medical students, residents, fellows, and graduate students in various training programs.


The College of Medicine's teaching and basic science facilities are located adjacent to University Hospitals & Clinics, allowing scientists from both basic science and clinical departments to easily pursue interdisc

iplinary research and education.

The faculty, students, resources, and funding at the Carver College of Medicine form the cornerstone of a first-class institution committed to the missions of the patient care, education, and research.