UNC Children's upholds a four-tiered mission to "CARE," aligning clinical care, advocacy, research, and education to deliver world-class family-centered care—always regardless of a family's ability to pay.

UNC's work in Nicaragua
Going global: UNC’s work in Nicaragua
Almost 2,000 miles away, researchers, physicians and residents from N.C. Children’s Hospital are improving health and outcomes for Nicaraguan families. Our collective efforts are helping improve birth outcomes, advance research in pediatric infectious diseases and train local physicians and residents in new techniques and processes. Read more >>

Research in the Food Allergy Initiative lab.
Will’s Way: A family gives back
When faced with a tragic situation, a mother’s love and passion helps advance her son’s legacy. William Day spent more than 150 days at the N.C. Children’s Hospital over the course of his life. His mother, Beth Day, shares more about their care experience and how she and her family are giving back to our patients and families in Will’s memory. Read more>>

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SNEAK PEEK: UNC Children’s Annual Report

UNC Children’s will soon release our annual report to the public, and we are giving our closest friends and supporters an exclusive early look at the facts, numbers, and stories from 2016 and what it all means going forward. Read more >>
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On the hunt: NIH grants millions to advance food allergy research
One in every 13 children across the country has a food allergy, or, roughly two in every classroom. Thanks to a $42.7 million investment from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from UNC Children’s and six other leading food allergy institutions will continue to work together to reduce the prevalence of and treat food allergies. Read more >>

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