Dedicated to delivering superior patient care, and identifying new discoveries and treatments through research, Seattle Children’s is an innovative leader in pediatric health and wellness. With a history of more than 100 years, we celebrate our past while keeping a keen eye on our future.
Some highlights of our 2020 fiscal year appear below. For more information, please see the PDF.
- Seattle Children’s Facts and Stats: FY 2021 PDF
- Seattle Children’s Facts and Stats: FY 2021 PDF for printing – 11″×17″ paper recommended
Our dedicated employees and volunteers are the heart of Seattle Children’s. In 2020, we had:
- 8,716 total active employees
- 1,836 total active medical staff
- 1,766 total member nurses, Washington State Nursing Association
- 1,018 total physicians in training (academic year 2019–2020)
- 306 total medical students in training (academic year 2018-2019)
- An average of over 200 volunteers per month, serving over 48,000 hours
No matter the concern, caring for our patients is the focus of our every effort.
- The top 5 reasons for inpatient admission were seizure; chemotherapy; appendectomy; other digestive system diagnoses; and major depressive disorders and other/unspecified psychoses
- Our top 5 outpatient services were Rehabilitation Medicine; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Heart Center; and Otolaryngology.
- We performed 10,439 outpatient surgeries and 3,891 inpatient surgeries.
- We had 407 total licensed beds as of December 31, 2021. 345 of those licensed beds are in operation:
- Medical/Surgical Unit: 206
We build on a culture of philanthropy for patient care and research.
Seattle Children’s Hospital
- We had gross revenue of $2,985,359,000.
- We provided $246,101,000 in uncompensated care.
- Our payor mix included 47% from Medicaid and 52% from insurance and managed care.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
- We had $211,265,709 in total extramural funding.
- The federal government provided $138,553,687 and corporations provided $16,274,742.
- Learn more about the research institute.