Nationwide Children’s Hospital Affiliations

We are proud to collaborate with several children’s as well as adult hospitals in the state of Ohio and beyond. We work in partnership with Heart Services, Urology, emergency services and various NICU’s in and around central Ohio. By coming together, we add to the power of knowledge and expertise of medical care for children all over the state.  

We are proud of our current affiliations with:


Map of Ohio featuring regional hospital affiliations 

Children’s Hospital Partnerships

Dayton Children’s Hospital (The Ohio Pediatric Care Alliance)

The Ohio Pediatric Care Alliance brings together two of Ohio’s pediatric leaders to collaborate and improve access for subspecialty pediatric care in our region. Current collaborations include Urology, BMT, and Heart services with the potential for additional specialties to be added.

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University Hospital Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (The Congenital Heart Collaborative)

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have joined forces to advance pediatric and adult congenital heart care services in Northeast Ohio. The Congenital Heart Collaborative provides families with access to one of the most extensive and experienced heart teams, highly skilled in the delivery of quality clinical services, novel therapies and a seamless continuum of care. 

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Neonatal Intensive and Specialty Care Network

As America’s largest Neonatal Network, caring for more than 3.000 ill and premature infants annually, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proud to partner with birth hospitals throughout the region to provide integrated perinatal care and research to treat and ultimately prevent all complications of prematurity.

With 254 beds located between our Main Campus NICU and six NICU and special care units  within local birthing hospitals, patients and their families receive care in the most technologically advanced and family-centered environments available anywhere.

  • Doctor’s West
  • Dublin Methodist
  • Grant
  • Mount Carmel – St. Ann’s (Management of Mount Carmel East and West)
  • OhioHealth 
  • OSU – Wexner
  • Riverside

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Hospitalist Programs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the proud pediatric partner leading OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital and Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center pediatric hospitalist programs. Together, we provide comprehensive, expert, family-centered clinical care, including nursery and inpatient to neonates, children and families throughout the state of Ohio and surrounding communities.

Adult Hospital Partnerships

We are proud to collaborate and lend our pediatric expertise to several adult hospitals throughout  the state of Ohio. Each collaboration is unique and specialized to meet the needs of individual communities.

Children’s Community Practices (CCP)

Children’s Community Practice (CCP) began in 2014 and includes a growing network of  pediatric practices fully operated by Nationwide Children’s Hospital. 

Currently, the CCP network is exclusively pediatric focused and includes practices  in Columbus, Ohio and throughout the region.

Sports Medicine

When schools and organizations partner with Nationwide Children’s Sports Medicine, they receive athletic training services and access to comprehensive care from the leaders in sports medicine. We work with coaches, athletic trainers and parents in many school districts throughout central Ohio to provide treatment for concussions and sports injuries. Our goal is to help athletes prevent injuries in the first place.

  • Madison Health partnership in select high schools
  • Ohio High School Athletic Association partnership 
  • Sports medicine school partnerships
  • Sports medicine youth group partnerships


Lewis Center – partnership with OhioHealth.

Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany – partnership with Healthy New Albany and OSU Wexner Medical Center.