Children’s of Alabama

  • Children’s of Alabama is one of the 10 busiest pediatric hospitals in the United States and treats ill and injured children from ever country in the state in addition to children from across the region and nation.
  • In 2018, Children’s of Alabama provided care to 15,614 inpatients and had over 677,000 outpatient visits.
  • The Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama treats over 90% of Alabama children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders.
  • The Center has more than 300 dedicated pediatric healthcare professionals.
  • 84% of children diagnosed with cancer in 2019 will be cured.
  • State-of-the-art screenings have reduced the rate of stroke in sickle cell patients by 90%.
  • The Center is 1 of only 21 sites nationwide to participate in the Children’s Oncology Group Pediatric Early Phase Clinical Trials Network (PEP-CTN), which allows our families to have access to the newest drugs and most promising clinical trials.
  • Children’s of Alabama works to develop community relationships and coordinates fundraising activities to aid the mission-driven initiatives of the hospital. Our goal is to build a strong financial base for the hospital’s future.
  • Children’s of Alabama is a private, not-for-profit hospital governed by a volunteer board of trustees.