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About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 289-bed hospital – known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014 – is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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Related Press Releases

Nicklaus Children's Moves Patients into its New Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion
10/26/2016 — The Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion, a six-story, state-of-the-art bed tower now houses the hospital's three intensive care units, the neurology-neurosurgery unit and a cardiac intensive care unit, among other enhancements.

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Services Again Ranked Among the Best in the Nation
06/21/2016 — Eight subspecialty programs of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, are again ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2016-17 “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, posted online today. 

From the Newsdesk

Siblings of Cancer Patients enjoy a Fun Filled Day
07/06/2018 — More than two dozen children attended the Bear Hug camp at Nicklaus Children's last week. This day camp is for siblings of pediatric cancer patients to encourage socialization among peers and help them gain insight on their siblings' care journey. 
Neuro Oncology Holiday Party 2017
12/15/2017 — Children being treated by the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Neuro Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and their families took part in a holiday celebration.

In the News

Surge una nueva esperanza para tratar ciertos tipos de cáncer
06/02/2017 — En varios centros médicos del sur de Florida se están practicando ensayos clínicos de inmunoterapia, un tratamiento diseñado para estimular las defensas naturales del cuerpo a fin de combatir el cáncer. Según expertos, se hace una extracción del tumor para formular una vacuna del tumor en sí, siendo algo muy específico para los pacientes.
Using your immune system to fight cancer is showing significant promise
05/26/2017 — What if the power to fight cancer more effectively was within you? Researchers are trying to harness that superpower, by studying how a patient’s own immune system battles cancer.