er renovation and reimagination

The Emergency Room (ER) at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, the flagship hospital at Children’s HealthSM, was built in 1967 when the population was approximately 570,000. Today, North Texas is home to more than 7 million people. With this incredible growth, we’re striving to increase our capabilities and help as many families as possible.

That’s why we’re undergoing a complete overhaul of our ER and reimagining a better health care experience. With a $30 million fundraising goal, your support is critical in helping us expand our emergency care facility and improve efficiencies.

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Only pediatric Level I Trauma Center in North Texas

The ER at Children’s Medical Center Dallas is one of the busiest pediatric ERs in the nation and the only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in North Texas. Our multidisciplinary team is specially trained in pediatrics to manage any severe or life-threating injury a child may face – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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The Future of Our ER

changes that make a difference

Our new ER will boast two stories with an easily accessible, street-level entrance. In addition, the interior will be completely redesigned with the patient and family in mind. As the renovations progress over the next several years in three phases, all patient rooms will be larger, private and have state-of-the-art medical technology and equipment.

Phase 1 – 2019

  • Brand-new ER entrance with a convenient circle drive on Medical District Drive
  • Completely redesigned family waiting room with kid-friendly look and feel
  • Additional patient exam and treatment rooms with increased privacy 

Phase 2 – 2020

  • Added patient rooms designed with patient safety and privacy features
  • State-of-the-art technology to handle any complex care case

Phase 3 – 2021

  • Upgraded ER interior with enhanced overall design and appearance
  • New specialty exam rooms
  • Improved technology and patient amenities

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support that saves lives

Although we’ve made significant strides in improving our ER, it’s imperative we continue to expand our footprint and capabilities to help more families and save more lives. With your support, we can expand our emergency care facility and improve efficiencies.

As a private, non-for-profit pediatric health system, we depend on the support of the community to make life better for children. Thank you for your continued support as we transform and improve the Emergency Room at Children's Medical Center Dallas.

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