American Family Children’s Hospital
Our world class American Family Children’s Hospital is located in Madison, WI with Level l Pediatric Trauma Center, Level l Pediatric Intensive Care, verified Pediatric Burn Center and Level lV Neonatal Intensive Care.
UW Health Kids provides care for newborns to young adults across Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and the Midwest.
Unique for our region, our Emergency Department includes a team of doctors with extra training in caring for children. We are also a Level I trauma center, which is the highest level possible. And our around-the-clock Child Life staff know exactly how to put a smile on a kid of any age in a scary situation.
Division News & Announcements
New study in collaboration with UW School of Pharmacy uses game-based learning to teach opioid safety
Prescription drug misuse is one of the fastest growing drug problems in the United States today. The misuse of prescription opioids in particular is a challenging problem...
We recognize the following faculty, residents and staff who were supported by a Department of Emergency Medicine Pilot Research Grant during the 2021-2022 academic year...
This summer, we are welcoming five new physician faculty to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine. They bring a variety of education and subspecialty experiences...
At an awards ceremony on November 30, Dr. Nicholas Kuehnel was presented with the 2021 UW Health Physician Excellence Award. These prestigious, peer-nominated awards...
Nicholas Kuehnel, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics, has been appointed as the UW Health Kids Medical Director for Quality and Safety, effective November 1, 2021.
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Remarkable pediatric specialty care
Pediatric experts at UW Health Kids have served the special needs of children for more than 100 years. And the American Family Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 11 consecutive years since opening in 2007.