While Nemours is widely known around the world for our pediatric medical expertise, we’re also one of the country’s leading children’s health systems. We reach out beyond the walls of our hospitals and pediatric practices to places where families live, learn, work and play.
Through research, prevention, education, philanthropy and advocacy – as well as our clinical care – Nemours gives kids the very best chance to grow up healthy.
Established as The Nemours Foundation through the vision and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont
Kids and families cared for in Nemours’ world-class hospitals and specialty clinics. Family-centered care is the cornerstone of our health system
Nemours’ KidsHealth.org – the #1 most-visited site in the world devoted to children’s health and parenting – in English and Spanish with more than 1 million visits every weekday
World-renowned hospitals—Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware and Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida
$18 Million Total dollars in externally funded research grants
Active Nemours research projects and clinical trials in 2012
Outpatient primary, urgent and specialty care practices caring for families in Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children consistently ranked as one of the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report
Age of Nemours BrightStart! (NBS)
Children screened since 2005
Children who qualified for and received NBS intervention
States that use NBS programs
Average percentage gain in early literacy skills
Number of children impacted by Nemours’ National Office of Policy and Prevention grant from the CDC to work with early care and education providers in six states to adopt best practices in nutrition, breastfeeding support, physical activity and screen time