Department of Nursing, Respiratory Care and Neurodiagnostic Services

Message from our SVP & CNO Paula Agosto RN, BSN, MHA

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides outstanding care through the blending of science and technology, along with advocacy and compassion.

CHOP nurses, respiratory therapists, technicians, and administrative staff are committed to excellence in patient and family care. This commitment to excellence allows us to maintain our focus on high quality, safe patient care, while advancing our education and research missions. Together, we embody the ideals of leadership at all levels, ongoing professional advancement, and strong partnerships with our colleagues, as well as our patients and families.

As a testament to CHOP’s clinical excellence and quality patient care, the Hospital has earned its third consecutive Magnet Recognition Program® status. This honor exemplifies CHOP’s pursuit of the highest quality of care through transformational leadership and innovations in professional nursing practice.

CHOP Receives Renewed Magnet Designation