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University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in Iowa nationally ranked for pediatric care by U.S. News and World Report. Read June 14, 2022 press release.

  • 23 in Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • 26 in Neonatology
  • 27 in Pediatric Nephrology
  • 36 in Pediatric Orthopedics
  • 38 in Pediatric Cancer
  • 38 in Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • 50 in Pediatric Pulmonary

UI Stead Family Children's Hospital and the UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics are recognized nationally for a number of achievements.

Pediatric researchers at the University of Iowa have a long history of breakthrough discoveries in both the clinical and laboratory setting. Meet members of our research team: