University of Louisville Tops Off New Pediatric Medical Office Building
University of Louisville
University of Louisville (UofL) celebrated the topping off of the Pediatrics Medical Office Building with the ceremonial placement of the final, signed beam today.
The 171,000-square-foot facility will be home to the general pediatrics and the specialty and subspecialty children’s programs of the university. This will include not only caregivers from the Department of Pediatrics, but also from other departments including neurology, ophthalmology and surgery.
The outpatient services of the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center also will be located in the building. Norton Children’s Hospital also will be providing care within the building, including infusion and laboratory services.
UofL officials anticipate nearly 140,000 patient visits per year. Additionally, approximately 500 employees and learners will inhabit the building, in line with the educational and training mission of the Health Sciences Center.
These people will be there not only to provide patient care, but also because of the educational and training mission of the Health Sciences Center. The multidisciplinary approach to the care provided will carry over into this mission as well.
The building is scheduled to open in July 2018.