Holtz Children's Hospital is the inpatient portion of UHealth/Jackson Children's Care and is where we do the majority of our inpatient training including wards, NICU, and PICU. Holtz is a freestanding children's hospital housed within Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the largest community hospitals in the United States. Holtz and Jackson are renowned internationally and we see a large portion of international referrals from the Caribbean, South America, and all over the world.
Holtz boasts a 126 bed Level III NICU and a 24-bed PICU with CICU. Our NICU has ECMO, whole body hypothermia, and pediatric surgery capabilities and we see international transfers and referrals in both our ICUs. We have the opportunity to care for post-transplant patients, specifically multi-visceral transplants, in conjunction with the Miami Transplant Institute, along with pediatric patients of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the premier ophthalmologic center in the United States.
The Chaplin Family Pediatric Emergency Room at Holtz Children's Hospital offers pediatric emergency care to any patient who walks through the doors. Our attendings and residents also work in the pediatric emergency room at Jackson North Medical Center. In the ER, residents learn to triage patients while seeing a high volume cases. Learners have the opportunity to perform procedures such as lumbar punctures, laceration repairs, splinting and intubations.
Continuity Clinic Locations:
ACC Pediatrics Clinic
UHealth Kendall Pediatrics Clinic
UHealth Professional Arts Center Pediatric Clinic
Beachside Pediatrics Clinic
As PGY2s, our residents spend a month with the pediatric mobile clinic with provides care to uninsured patients throughout Miami Dade County at sites such as Homestead, Doral, Center for Haitian Studies, and Hialeah. The mobile clinic performs well child checks, school physicals, and telemedicine.
UHealth/Jackson Children's Care provides pediatric care locations at several middle/high schools in Miami Dade County, including Booker T. Washington and North Miami Beach High School. Residents rotate through school health during their Adolescent Medicine Rotation and again as PGY3s.
Mailman Center for Child Development:
Regional leader in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics that provides comprehensive multidisciplinary assessments, Early Steps programs, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Residents rotate here on their Developmental/Behavioral pediatrics rotation and on the Neurodevelopment Elective.
Miami Transplant Institute:
A leader in transplant medicine, MTI performed the most transplants in the nation in 2019 and boasts some of the nation's best survival rates for multivisceral transplants. Our residents have the option to rotate here on Nephrology or GI Electives and work with MTI physicians on Blue Team, Purple Team, and PICU.