The following are links to departments within Nicklaus Children's Hospital, as well as to some within our community:

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Division of Pulmonology


Recognized by U.S. News & World Report, the Nicklaus Children's Pulmonology Division evaluates and treats all kinds of respiratory diseases in children, including asthma, chronic lung diseases, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia and tuberculosis. The Division is strongly committed to a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric pulmonary medicine. Staff members systematically consult with hospital specialists in gastroenterology, radiology, dietetics, speech pathology and occupational therapy to treat respiratory diseases in children.


VACC Camp 2018: A Look Back


A film by Dan Perez. The camp celebrated its 32nd year in 2018 - here's a look back...


VACC Camp Documentary


V.A.C.C. Camp: Camp "Can-Do" is the third film by award-winning filmmaker Dan Perez. The film documents the 25th anniversary year of the V.A.C.C. Camp, a free week-long overnight camp for ventilation assisted children (children needing a tracheostomy ventilator, C-PAP, BiPAP, or oxygen to support breathing) hosted each spring in Miami by Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Overnight campers and their families come from throughout the United States and internationally to socialize with peers and enjoy activities not readily accessible to technology dependent children. South Florida families and youngsters from local residential care facilities join in as day campers.


Dan Perez Films


Dan Perez is a multiple award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer who butters his bread producing videos for some of the most respected businesses and organizations in South Florida.

Dan's documentary films have won several awards at film festivals, including the Best Florida Film award at the 2010 Sunscreen Film Festival for his Miami Hip-Hop documentary film P.A.T.H. His film, V.A.C.C. Camp: Camp "Can-Do" premiered at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and took home the 3rd Place Prize in the Feature Documentary category at the 2013 ReelHeART International Film Festival in Toronto. 


A.D. Barnes Park


A.D. Barnes Park is a 65-acre park nestled in the heart of one of Miami's busiest areas.  The park is dedicated to and named after the first Director of the Parks and Recreation Department, who strongly believed recreation was important to the lives of every citizen in Miami-Dade County.  Since its opening in 1977, the park has integrated activities that serve people with disabilities into its programming.