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Comprehensive Children's Health Services

American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields, including faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. Named for a generous gift from American Family Insurance and located in Madison, Wisconsin, the state-of-the-art facility wins widespread praise for its expert care and a warm, soothing atmosphere that enhances a child's ability to heal. Learn More About American Family Children’s Hospital | View Our Children's Hospital Quality Reports

The Heart of the Matter: Screening Young Athletes for Heart Disease While many think of football season as a period of excitement and team spirit, this year’s season has been punctuated with tragedy.  On November 4, a high school football player named Luke Schemm collapsed on the sidelines after scoring the extra poin... Read more
Nov 20
5-Second Rule Almost every kid has dropped some food on the floor and still wanted to eat it. The “5-second rule” says food is OK to eat if you pick it up in 5 seconds or less. But is this “rule” based on facts? We’re sorry to report i... Read more
Nov 19
11/13/2015 Children's Hospital Collecting Letters to Santa for "Believe" Campaign Madison, Wisconsin - UW Health is participating in a program that will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every lette... Read more
11/10/2015 Talking About End-of-Life with Young Cancer Patients Madison, Wisconsin - How do you tell a child he is dying?That's a question that health care providers who work with pediatric ... Read more