The first hospital system for kids in North Texas is getting bigger
Why are we expanding?
For more than a century, it has been our mission to make life better for children. Fulfilling our mission has never been more important than it is today as the health care needs of North Texas are growing.
demand for our emergency room since 2012
more children in DFW since 2010
more children in DFW by 2028
people total across DFW by 2028
County one of the fastest growing in the country
in average number of inpatient children at a given time since 2010
1 in 4
people in Texas are younger than 18
in length of stay for patients since 2010
in subspecialty service demand over the next 10 years
The New Pediatric Campus
The new pediatric campus in Dallas, a joint investment with UT Southwestern Medical Center, will be one of the country’s largest and most transformative pediatric hospitals and will strengthen our ability to provide comprehensive care for the youngest members of our community.
4.5 million square feet of construction
Nearly 2-million-square-foot hospital
114 Emergency Department rooms
96-exam-room outpatient facility
96-bed Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
6,500 covered parking spaces
“For more than 110 years, Children’s Health has served the children of North Texas. This new pediatric campus enables us to continue pioneering academic research, lifesaving treatments and industry-leading technology for pediatric patients for generations to come.”Christopher J. Durovich President & Chief Executive Officer,
“The pediatric campus is the next chapter in our more than 60-year partnership. The concentration of clinical expertise and research innovation, supported by advanced technologies and facilities, position us to accelerate the future of pediatric medicine together.”Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D. President,
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Together, we can help more kids in more places
With your support, we can care for more children, discover more cures for childhood illnesses and improve health across our community for decades to come.For more information on how to support the new Children’s Health campus in Dallas – a joint Children’s Health and UT Southwestern project – contact Children’s Medical Center Foundation or UT Southwestern Office of Development & Alumni Relations.
Growing up with our community
Children’s Health is committed to growing with a rapidly increasing pediatric population and to giving more families access to world-class, highly specialized care.
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