Nationwide Children's Hospital

Niki Shafer
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus Ohio  43220
Phone: 614-355-0812
Fax: 614-355-0872
Email: [email protected]

Nationwide Children's believes that no child should be refused necessary care and attention for lack of ability to pay. Upon this fundamental belief, Nationwide Children's is committed to providing the highest quality Patient Care, Advocacy for children and families, Pediatric Research, Education of patients, families and future health care providers and outstanding Service to accommodate the needs of our patients and families.


Ranked 7th of only 12 children's hospitals on U.S.News & World Report’s 2012-13 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children, and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s, also ranked among the Top 10 on Parents magazine’s 2013 “Best Children’s Hospitals” list, completed the largest pediatric expansion construction project in United States history in June 2012, adding 2.1 million square feet of clinical, research and support facilities to total 5.3 million square feet on its main campus. A medical staff of 1,100 and 8,300 employees provide state-of-the-art pediatric care for one million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at

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Nationwide Children's Hospital is proud to be the title beneficiary of the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. In 2012, the first year of the partnership, more than $925,000 was raised from corporate sponsors and the race participants. For more information, please visit or

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