As the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine since 1855. The Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children's lives.
Fast Forward reflects CHOP's never-ending efforts to make the next great advances in pediatric healthcare as rapidly and safely as possible. With the help of our philanthropic partners, our exceptionally skilled, compassionate team continues to deliver on our promise of better health for today's — and tomorrow's — children.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is ranked the best pediatric hospital in the United States by Parents magazine. Children's Hospital is also one of only eight pediatric hospitals nationwide named to U.S.News & World Report's prestigious 2010 – 11 Honor Roll.