Every day, through the generosity of others, our patients experience exceptional care and support, are offered promising new treatments and therapies, and have access to the nation’s best physicians and healthcare professionals. Thank you.
During 2015-2016, you were part of an effort that raised more than $4 million for the 150,000 patients treated at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. That’s the magic of Dance Marathon — the money you helped raise stayed right here in your community.
The neonatal intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital will be undergoing an expansion to grow the number of beds that can accommodate the hospital’s tiniest, most vulnerable patients.
To accommodate the need for additional inpatient beds and associated clinical services, UF Health is expanding its campus with the addition of two specialized hospitals, focused on neuromedicine and heart and vascular care.
In 1968, Barry Wigglesworth's only son was diagnosed with Ebstein anomaly in its severest form, a rare heart defect that is present at birth where the heart valve doesn’t properly close to keep the blood flowing in the right direction.