Seattle Children’s is the pediatric and adolescent referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Founded in 1907, we deliver superior patient care and advance new treatments through pediatric research. We are also the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

Fiscal Year 2016

Workforce

Active employees – total: 6,664

  • Hospital employees: 5,853
  • Seattle Children’s Research Institute workforce: 724 
  • Foundation and Guild Association employees: 61
  • Bargain Boutiques and Gift Shop employees: 26

Active medical staff – total: 1466

  • Hospital-based physicians: 704
  • Hospital-based mid-level health professionals (including advanced registered nurse practitioners and certified physician assistants): 221
  • Other community (UW/Harborview/SCCA): 541

Physicians in training (academic year 2015–2016) – total: 900

  • Pediatric sub-specialty residents and fellows: 126
  • Pediatric residents: 114
  • Non-pediatric residents and fellows: 660

Medical students in training (academic year 2015-2016) – total: 791

WSNA member nurses – total: 1464

Seattle Children’s volunteer hours – total: 123,313

  • Hospital campus: 60,990
  • Research institute: 8,219
  • Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center: 6,366
  • Seattle Children’s South Clinic: 30
  • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: 738
  • Bargain Boutiques: 46,970
  • Average number of volunteers per month: 890
  • Average number of volunteer hours per month: 10,276

Financial Statistics

Hospital

  • Gross revenue: $2.173 billion
  • Total un/undercompensated care: $126,683,000
  • Payor mix
    • Medicaid: 47%
    • Other government: 5%
    • Insurance and managed care: 47%
    • Other: 1%
     

Research

  • Extramural funding – total: $102,137,135
    • Federal: $69,179,516
    • Foundation: $23,319,150
    • Corporate: $8,796,538
    • Other: $841,931
     

Foundation and Guild Association

  • Gross revenue: $85,439,600
  • Net revenue from Bargain Boutiques: $425,600

Hospital Statistics

Annual patient visits: 420,996

  • Outpatient clinic visits – total: 347,084
    • Main campus: 204,444
    • Other locations – total: 109,378
      • Bellevue: 51,990
      • Everett: 7,908
      • Federal Way/South Clinic in Federal Way: 10,785
      • Mill Creek: 4,220
      • Olympia: 3,251
      • Tri-Cities: 3,030
      • Wenatchee: 1,037
      • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic: 23,596
      • Pediatric Cardiology of Alaska: 1,687
      • South Sound Cardiology Clinics: 1,874
       
    • Urgent care visits – total: 33,262
      • Main campus: 8,436
      • Bellevue: 9,858
      • Mill Creek: 6,830
      • South Clinic in Federal Way: 8,138
       
     
  • Emergency department visits: 43,147
  • Admissions to the hospital: 15,834
  • Short-stay visits: 14,931

Patient statistics

  • Inpatient days: 94,190
  • Average length of stay (days): 5.70
  • Surgeries – outpatient: 10,682
  • Surgeries – inpatient: 4,555

Home Care statistics

  • Patient supply/equipment orders: 39,501
  • Patient therapies: 6,524

Square footage

  • Main campus and support space: 1,431,833 sq. ft.
  • Offsite clinic space: 231,645 sq. ft.

Beds

  • Licensed beds – total: 371
  • Licensed beds (in operation September 30, 16) – 334
    • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (including Cardiac ICU): 48
    • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 26
    • Medical/Surgical Unit: 159
    • Cancer Care Unit: 48
    • Rehabilitation Unit: 12
    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit: 41
     

Patient origin

  • Seattle: 17.5%
  • Other King County: 34%
  • Other Washington locations: 44.5%
  • Alaska, Montana, Idaho: 3%
  • Outside Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho: 1%

Top 10 reasons for inpatient admission – number of admissions

  • Chemotherapy: 619
  • Depressive disorder: 616
  • Asthma: 522
  • Bronchiolitis/RSV: 494
  • Seizure: 467
  • Tonsil and adenoid procedures: 454
  • Appendectomy: 381
  • Diabetes: 353
  • Behavioral disorders: 298
  • Upper respiratory tract infections: 278

Top 10 outpatient services by volume – number of visits

  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine: 43,180
  • Rehabilitation Medicine: 39,705
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine: 39,200
  • Hematology-Oncology/Infusion: 25,214
  • Otolaryngology: 19,047
  • Cardiology: 15,977
  • Endocrinology: 14,111
  • Gastroenterology: 12,397
  • Neurology: 11,676
  • Dermatology: 10,621

Research Institute Statistics

Research centers

  • Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
  • Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
  • Center for Global Infectious Disease Research
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine
  • Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies
  • Center for Integrative Brain Research

Research programs

  • Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS)
  • Office of Science–Industry Partnerships
  • Science Education
  • Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics

National ranking among pediatric research institutions in NIH funding: 5

Extramural funding: $102.1 million

Research institute locations: 6

  • Square footage – total: 607,000 sq. ft.
    • 1915 Terry: 260,000 sq. ft.
    • Jack R. MacDonald Building: 236,000 sq. ft.
    • West 8th: 50,000 sq. ft.
    • Olive Lab Building: 38,000 sq. ft.
    • 818 Steward: 17,000 sq. ft.
    • Seattle Children’s Hospital: 6,000 sq. ft.
     

Foundation and Guild Association Statistics

Sources of contributions

  • Individuals: 31%
  • Foundations: 23%
  • Miscellaneous: 14%
  • Guilds: 13%
  • Estates and trusts: 10%
  • Corporations: 8%
  • Retail: 1%

Uses of contributions

  • Research: 45%
  • Uncompensated care: 20%
  • Patient care: 17%
  • Greatest need: 15%
  • Facilities and equipment: 3%

Cost of doing business

  • Three-year average: 10.2%

Donor facts

  • Number of donors: 35,671
  • Number of gifts: 101,443
  • Number of gifts under $100: 76,704
  • Number of gifts over $1,000,000: 25
  • Number of supporters who have included Seattle Children’s in their estate plans: 1,427

Amount raised from top 10 fundraising events – $15.2 million

  • Children’s Golf Classic (Friends of Costco Guild)
  • SMooCH – Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital Benefit Concert (SMooCH Guild)
  • Auction of Washington Wines
  • CELLebration
  • The Drive (Why Not You Foundation, Kasey Kahne Foundation and Safeway)
  • Bender’s One Big KISS for Seattle Children’s Hospital Radiothon (KISS FM 106.1)
  • Run of Hope Seattle (Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Guild)
  • Pacific Northwest Historics Vintage Races (SOVREN Guild)
  • The Future Starts Here: Seattle Children's Research Institute's Annual Fundraising Breakfast
  • Festival of Trees (Dr. Forrest L. Flashman Guild and Autism Center Guild)

Guild association

  • Number of guilds: 450
  • Number of guild members: 6,200

Clinical Facilities

Hospital

  • Seattle Children’s Main Campus (Seattle, Wash.)

Primary care clinic

  • Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (Seattle, Wash.)

Regional clinics

  • Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center
  • Seattle Children’s Everett
  • Seattle Children’s South Clinic in Federal Way
  • Seattle Children’s Mill Creek Clinic
  • Seattle Children’s Olympia Clinic
  • Seattle Children’s Tri-Cities Clinic (Richland, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children’s Wenatchee Clinic

Other clinics

  • Adolescent Medicine at Springbrook Professional Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Autism Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics at Sand Point Way Medical Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment at Springbrook Professional Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children’s at Overlake Medical Tower (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children's Pediatric Cardiology of Alaska (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • South Sound Cardiology Clinics (Tacoma and Silverdale, Wash.)

Outreach clinics

  • Alaska Native Medical Center (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • Children’s Village (Yakima, Wash.)
  • Community Medical Center (Missoula, Mont.)
  • Providence Alaska Medical Center (Anchorage, Alaska)
  • St. Luke's Children's Hospital (Boise, Idaho)
  • St. Vincent Healthcare (Billings, Mont.)

Other outreach sites

  • Washington: Port Angeles, Richland, Silverdale, Spokane, Tacoma
  • Alaska: Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Mantanuska, Nome, Sitka, Soldotna, Wasilla

Other locations

  • Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center (Bothell, Wash.)
  • Home Care Services (Bothell, Wash.)

Research institute facilities

  • Jack R. MacDonald Building (Seattle, Wash.)
  • West 8th (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Olive Lab Building (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, Wash.)

Affiliations and Collaborations

Affiliations

  • University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM)
    • Most hospital-based physicians at Seattle Children’s hold faculty appointments at UWSOM.
     
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)
    • Adult and pediatric oncology program through an affiliation among Seattle Children’s Hospital, Fred Hutch and UW Medicine
     

Neonatology collaborations

  • CHI Franciscan Health
    • CHI Harrison Medical Center (Silverdale, Wash.)
    • CHI St. Joseph Medical Center (Tacoma, Wash.)
    • CHI St. Francis Hospital (Federal Way, Wash.)
    • CHI St. Elizabeth Hospital (Enumclaw, Wash.)
     
  • Kadlec Regional Medical Center (Richland, Wash.)
  • Overlake Medical Center (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (Everett, Wash.)

Hospitalist collaborations

  • EvergreenHealth (Kirkland, Wash.)
  • Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (Everett, Wash.)
  • Providence St. Peter Hospital (Olympia, Wash.)
  • Skagit Valley Hospital (Mount Vernon, Wash.)
  • Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital (formerly Yakima Valley Memorial) (Yakima, Wash.)