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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia (PA), 19104, United States

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About The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia was the United States’ first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children.
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Mission The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the oldest hospital in the United States dedicated exclusively to pediatrics, strives to be the world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children by integrating excellent patient care, innovative research and quality professional education into all of its programs.
Description Since its start in 1855 as the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace for many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. The Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives. Over 150 years of innovation and service to our patients, their families and our community, reflect an ongoing commitment to exceptional patient care.
Awards The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to be ranked No. 2 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Honor Roll of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Our No. 2 ranking means your child will receive some of the best care available in the country at CHOP.

In addition to the overall Honor Roll rankings of the top children’s hospitals in the nation, U.S. News evaluates programs in 10 specialty areas. For 2015-16, CHOP ranked in nine out of 10 specialties, and No. 1 rankings were awarded to two CHOP programs: Neonatology and Orthopedics.

To learn more, visit: http://www.chop.edu/about-us/awards-accreditations-and-recognition#.VkI1dHvw6JQ
Founded 1855

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