Meet Blake Burdorf our Kid Captain for the Iowa vs. Nebraska game Nov. 26

Blake Burdorf
Kid Captain is a partnership that began in 2009 between University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital and the Iowa Hawkeyes football team to honor pediatric patients and celebrate their inspirational stories. We are happy to announce our 2021 Kid Captains.

How to talk to your loved ones about celebrating Thanksgiving safely this year

The holidays are right around the corner, and although we’ve made many strides in understanding and reducing the effects of COVID-19, it’s still in our community.

Tips for celebrating Thanksgiving in the time of COVID-19

A table full of delicious holiday desserts including pumpkin pie and cupcakes
One of our favorite feasting holidays is right around the corner. Although COVID-19 transmission is still high in our community, there are still ways to enjoy Turkey Day in a safe way.

Getting to the hospital on football game days

Iowa City can be tricky to navigate on game days, so we're here to help ensure you can always access the hospital.

In-person cardiac rehabilitation reopens at Iowa River Landing

Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation facilities at Iowa River Landing
The Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will reopen at UI Health Care—Iowa River Landing on Monday, Nov. 15.

VBAC expertise of UI Health Care certified nurse-midwives allows Emily to deliver her baby naturally

Certified nurse-midwife Jaclyn Roman, ARNP, holds Eleanor
The UI Health Care Midwifery Clinic can help guide a safe, natural childbirth, even after previous C-sections.

After trying a new nonsurgical knee treatment, Kellie can keep up with her grandkids again

Kellie Lincoln goes kayaking
To avoid surgery, Kellie chose a new treatment that used her own fat cells to heal her knee and get her moving again.

Maternal Substance Use Disorder Clinic provides trauma-informed pregnancy care

No scorn and no judgment. That’s the approach of a new clinic aimed at helping pregnant people with substance use disorders.

Regenerative medicine uses the body's own cells for joint and tissue repair

UI sports medicine specialists are offering and testing the emerging treatment for arthritis or soft-tissue injuries.

White matter vs. gray matter

An Iowa study is challenging the idea that brain gray matter has more of an impact on human behavior and cognition.