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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rady Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – again!

For the first time in its history, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction awarded to only 10 children’s hospitals nationwide.

Rady Children’s had five specialties rank among the top 10 in the nation (Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery #3; Orthopedics #6; Neonatology #7; Neurology & Neurosurgery #8; Diabetes & Endocrine Disorders #8) and maintained its seven-year streak of achieving rankings in all 10 specialties surveyed. Only 23 hospitals nationwide were ranked in all 10 specialties.

Best Children's Hospital, Ranked in 10 Specialties 2022-2023 - US. News and World Report Best Place to work

At Rady Children’s, we strive to be consistently excellent in providing the highest level of care across the full spectrum of pediatric medicine, from a newborn baby receiving advanced genomic sequencing to diagnose a mystery illness to a teenager receiving treatment for a mental health concern. It’s gratifying to know that U.S. News recognizes our enduring commitment to the health and wellbeing of the children in our community.

Patrick Frias, M.D.,
President and CEO

Rady Children’s Hospital has received Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The standards are high — less than 7 percent of hospitals in the U.S. achieve this status.

With this credential, Rady Children’s joins the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 448 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

Magnet Recognized - American Nurses Credentialing Center