Patients and Families

Medical Information Sites

(Sponsored by Hospitals or Medical Schools)

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Child Health Library
Provides information about childhood injuries, diseases, developmental issues and treatment options with links to additional related online resources.

Genetic and Rare Conditions Site
Offers parents, health professionals and educators easy access to information on a wide variety of genetic conditions and birth defects; identifies support and advocacy groups. Translation services available for non-English-speaking users. From the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Patient Education Program: Tests and Procedures
Information for parents about a variety of pediatric tests and procedures and home-care instructions; from Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati.

Virtual Children’s Hospital
Produced by the Children’s Hospital of Iowa and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, this site offers a wide variety of information for parents, general consumers and health care providers; site is practical and easy to navigate.

Last Update
September 4, 2013
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Last Update
September 4, 2013