Recognized year after year as one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, 216-bed* Wolfson Children's Hospital is the only full-service tertiary hospital for children in the region, serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. We provide care for all children, regardless of their ability to pay.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health, the region's most comprehensive healthcare provider. Baptist Health's circle of care includes five nationally accredited hospitals and more than 70 primary care and specialty offices, as well as home health, rehabilitation and urgent care.
The world-class pediatric care available at Wolfson Children's Hospital is made possible by the support of Baptist Health Foundation and enhanced through physician partnerships with Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, Brooks Rehabilitation and Mayo Clinic.
A non-profit organization, Wolfson Children's Hospital relies on charitable donations to provide world-class care for all children in the region. With the aid of an initial $500,000 donation from the Wolfson Family Foundation, the hospital opened in 1955 as a place for all children to be admitted and treated without regard to creed, religion, race or financial position. That original mission remains today.
In addition to providing the best pediatric care, Wolfson Children's Hospital is a growing center of research and a leading teaching hospital dedicated to training tomorrow's pediatric doctors, nurses and technical staff. Wolfson Children's is one of four children's hospitals in the State of Florida to earn Magnet™ designation this year (2017), first earning Magnet honors in 2007 before being re-certified in 2012.
Serving as the main teaching facility for the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric Residency Training Program, Wolfson is also affiliated with premier nursing programs, including those at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, Florida State College Jacksonville, St. Johns River Community College, the University of Florida, Florida State University and the University of Central Florida.
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* Wolfson Children's Hospital manages an additional 14 NICU Level II beds at Baptist Medical Center South.