The Diamond Ball 2019
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Held annually for 12 years, the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation Diamond Ball is one of South Florida’s most anticipated galas of the year, which celebrates the patients and families served by Nicklaus Children’s Health System. Philanthropists from across South Florida and around the world will gather with Co-Chairs Alex and Juliana Krys for an evening of dinner, dancing, and fundraising, all to benefit the quality of life, programs and services that support the health and well-being of the children served. Celebrate with the world-class physicians and generous philanthropist who make Nicklaus Children’s a world leader and global destination for pediatric health care.
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Childrens Hospital is South Floridas only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 289-bed hospital, known as Miami Childrens Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with several specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018-19 by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing professions most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.NicklausChildrens.org.
About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation
Nicklaus Childrens Hospital Foundation (NCHF) is a not-for profit 501(c)(3) organization established to support the creation of a world-class pediatric hospital so no child needs to leave South Florida for superior medical care. Funding World-Class Care and following the principle that all children deserve state-of-the-art pediatric care, NCHF, now a part of the Nicklaus Childrens Health System, has helped the 289-bed Nicklaus Childrens Hospital become a leader in pediatric healthcare with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists.