The Beneficiary: N.C. Children’s Hospital

N.C. Children's Hospital's 140-bed, state-of-the-art facility in Chapel Hill opened in 2002.N.C. Children’s Hospital protects the health of North Carolina’s 2.1 million children by aligning premier health care practitioners, world-class medical education, and innovative research to provide the highest quality care, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

The faculty of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics offers complete inpatient and outpatient care at N.C. Children’s Hospital’s state-of-the-art facility at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and at more than 25 satellite outpatient subspecialty clinics throughout North Carolina.

As a major referral center for children with complex medical conditions, N.C. Children’s Hospital has more than 100 pediatric subspecialists who, working hand-in-hand with community hospitals and pediatricians all across the state, provide specialty care to more than 70,000 children from all 100 counties throughout North Carolina each year.


  • All pediatric and pediatric surgical subspecialties represented, including more than two dozen pediatric subspecialties and eight pediatric surgical specialties
  • Recognized as one of “America’s Best”— N.C. Children’s Hospital is ranked in six of 10 U.S. News Media Group’s “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” ranking categories, including a top 10 ranking in pulmonology—the only top 10 ranking achieved by any children’s hospital in North Carolina.

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