UNC Children’s promotes the health of all children through compassionate family-centered care, tireless advocacy, scientific discovery, and education of future leaders.

As a top-tier academic medical center, UNC Children’s combines clinical care, patient advocacy, cutting edge research, and education to protect the health of children throughout North Carolina and the world. We provide care and support to our families no matter how critical or rare a young patient’s health challenges might be. And of course, we provide this comprehensive care regardless of a family’s ability to pay.NC Children's Hospital UNC Children’s offers complete inpatient and outpatient care at our state-of-the-art clinical home, N.C. Children’s Hospital, a part of UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. We also bring leading-edge care “closer to home” with more than two dozen satellite outpatient clinics, located throughout North Carolina.

N.C. Children’s Hospital has 160 hospital beds:

  • 74-bed inpatient unit
  • 8-bed children’s intermediate care center
  • 48-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) • 10-bed Level III NICU
  • 20-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)

2021 By The Numbers:

  • 160 hospital beds
  • 915 annual transport missions
  • 120,000 patients served
  • 12,000 annual inpatient visits
  • 14,000 annual emergency visits

Other Children’s Hospital features:

  • The Triangle’s only Level I pediatric trauma center (one of only 41 in the nation)
  • State-accredited Hospital School for grades K-12
  • Places for patient-family recreation and respite, including a play atrium, teen lounge, and outdoor terrace
  • 8-bed short stay unit for children requiring less than 24 hours of inpatient care
  • Largest surgical space dedicated exclusively to pediatric patients anywhere in North Carolina

To learn more about the UNC Children’s and the N.C. Children’s Hospital, visit:  http://www.uncchildrens.org/uncmc/unc-childrens/