UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, top to bottom

Level 12: Rooftop

• Breathtaking views of Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, and surrounding area from the highest occupied building (164 feet) in Johnson County
• Meditation room for quiet reflection 24/7
• Indoor and outdoor healing gardens
• Press Box for patient and family activities and special celebrations
• Press Box Cafe, available for events or food-oriented patient activities
• “Lift Your Spirits,” a painted glass installation by artist Bebe Keith

Level 11: University of Iowa Dance Marathon Pediatric Cancer Center

• Inpatient and outpatient pediatric cancer care, including bone marrow transplant
• Lead-lined inpatient room and clinic room for MIBG therapy to treat patients with neuroblastoma and protect others from radiation exposure

Level 10: Walmart and Sam’s Club 10th Floor Inpatient Unit

• Medical/surgical care for cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery (including heart transplants), pediatrics, ophthalmology, oral surgery, otolaryngology, pulmonology, and rheumatology
• Safe rooms for patients with medical and psychiatric diagnoses
• Rehabilitation therapy room for pulmonary and cardiac patients

Level 9: 9th Floor Inpatient Unit

• Medical/surgical care for endocrinology, gastroenterology, gynecological surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, nephrology (including kidney transplants), orthopedics, surgery, trauma, urology, and burn unit when necessary
• Human Brain Research Laboratory for advanced study and treatment of epilepsy and other neurological diseases—first of its type at a children’s hospital in the U.S.
• Rehabilitation therapy room for patients using mobility assistance devices

Levels 7-8: Future Expansion

Level 6: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

• Only one in Iowa recognized as a Level 4 NICU by the American Academy of Pediatrics
• Sibling activity room
• Patient rooms with separate refrigerator for storing breast milk

Level 5: Surgery and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

• 8 pediatric operating rooms
• Private prep and recovery rooms
• Clean lift and soiled lift to transport instruments before and after surgeries, reducing potential for cross-contamination

Level 4: Surgery Support

• Family lounge and storage lockers; playroom for siblings
• Central sterilizing services

Level 3: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

• Above each bed, a boom with surgical lights for in-room procedures, dual monitors, touchscreen TV for patients
• Ronald McDonald Family Room accommodations to create a “home away from home” environment

Level 2: Dr. Jean Robillard Dialysis and Infusion Center

• Pediatric dialysis center and non-oncology infusion
• Training room where patients and families learn about home care and treatments
• Outpatient pharmacy
• Care coordination services

Level 1: Gerdin Family Lobby

• Children’s library
• Children’s interactive theater
• Gift shop and safety store
• Cafe and coffee shop

Lower Level 1: Discharge Lobby and Main Pharmacy

• Kitchen for inpatient meal prep
• Access to underground parking

Lower Level 2: Imaging and Procedure Center

• Siemens SOMATON Drive CT scanner—the first installed in the U.S.—that uses less radiation and operates quickly so sedation is often unnecessary
• Dental procedure room
• Hearing test room
• Private prep/recovery rooms

On multiple levels

• Isolation rooms for immuno-suppressed and/or contagious patients
• Rooms designed for bariatric patients, with lifts in the ceiling, increased bed capacity, and reinforced bathroom fixtures
• Durable windows that can withstand severe weather events; two shades in patient rooms to filter light and offer additional protection
• Simulation room for staff training, team interaction
• Provider workroom, staff locker room and lounge
• Family lounge, parent respite room, laundry room, activity room, vending machines
• Classroom for patients so they can keep up with schoolwork
• Activity rooms for patients and siblings
• Private consultation rooms