An early look at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Toddler talking to female doctor

The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion is set to open this October! MUSC virtually offered an early look during the official dedication, which took place August 9th at 10:00AM.

You can watch the video below!

With a budget of over $400 million, this 10 floor state-of-the-art building will integrate children's care with obstetrical services, transform how care is delivered to children and women, and continue to change what's possible for children and their families.

Some of the new amenities include:

πŸ₯ Over 200 beds for ICU patients, neonatal ICU patients, acute care patients, and new + expectant mothers

πŸ₯ Private rooms for every patients that are at least 80% larger than previous hospital

πŸ₯ An entire floor dedicated to care for children with cancer and a floor dedicated to children with heart care

πŸ₯ Kitchen, play area, and conference room on each floor

πŸ₯ Centrally located cafeteria with grab and go options, as well as an outside terrace overlooking the Ashley River

πŸ₯ Rooftop helipad

MUSC has also received generous donations from private philanthropy and a portion will be used to include a garden atrium and aquarium.

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πŸ“·Photo: Getty Image



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