American Family Children's Hospital
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UW Hospital and Clinics and the American Family Children's Hospital offer residents of Wisconsin and its bordering states highly specialized emergency and critical care.


Emergency Services at 600 Highland Ave.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


As a designated Level One Trauma Center at 600 Highland Ave. for both Pediatric Emergency Medicine and adult Emergency Department care, providers are available 24/7 to address critical care needs. This includes medical support while being transported on UW Med Flight or by CHETA, the American Family Children's Hospital's critical care transport.


Emergency Services at 4602 Eastpark Blvd.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


In August 2015, a new Emergency Department opened at UW Health at The American Center on Madison's east side, located at 4602 Eastpark Blvd.


UW Health's Emergency and Critical Care Services are a resource to the region, available to consult with regional emergency departments and EMS providers who deliver the first line of care in critical situations.


Whether a patient is brought to the emergency department for evaluation or directly to an inpatient unit for specialized treatment, our teams of professionals provide considerate, compassionate care and state-of-the-art life-saving expertise and technologies to ensure the best possible outcomes.


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