Recent Recognition of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and our leadership has received national recognition for providing excellent patient care, supporting innovation and diversity, and being a great place to work. Review recent awards and accolades.


American Association for Respiratory Care APEX Recognition Award


Ranked one of the top research institutions in the United States in a report by Heartland Forward

America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes)

First Place, COVID Response Innovation Awards (Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania)

No. 1 — Department of Pediatrics ranking for Penn Medicine, located at CHOP (U.S. News and World Report)

No. 1 — America's Best Large Employers (Forbes)

World’s Best Specialized Hospitals in Pediatrics (Newsweek)


World's Best Smart Hospitals (Newsweek)

Leading Disability Employer (National Organization on Disability)

America’s Best Employers for Women (Forbes)

America’s Best Employers For Diversity (Forbes)

America's Best Large Employers (Forbes)


LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader (Human Rights Campaign Foundation)

Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index)

Grace Award for Excellence in Health Information Management (American Health Information Management Association)

Ranked #2 in the Nation, Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll (U.S. News and World Report)

Most Innovative Hospitals (Parents Magazine)


Magnet Status for Nursing Excellence (American Nurses Credentialing Center)

Excellence Award for Outstanding Diversity Program (Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year Program)

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