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Awards and Recognition

Setting Higher Standards in Children's Health Care

Every parent wants the best for their child. At Nemours Children’s Health, our care teams work hard to provide excellent care for kids, and although we don’t do it for the recognition, people are noticing. Helping give kids the best chance of growing up healthy has earned us a place among the most respected pediatric health care systems in the nation. Here’s just a sampling of our accomplishments:


Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware

We’re ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children's hospitals in the nation in cancergastroenterology and GI surgeryneurology and neurosurgery, and orthopedics.



Our nursing program was granted Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® an award that is considered proof of a hard-earned commitment to excellence in health care.


Nemours CareConnect, a technology that enables online video visits with urgent, primary and specialty care doctors in Delaware, Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania, was selected as a Digital Edge 50 Award winner.

Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware is pleased to announce that it has been verified as a level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program. Nemours Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Delaware Valley to achieve this prestigious designation, which recognizes surgery centers whose quality improvement programs have measurably improved surgical quality and have prevented complications, reduced costs and saved lives. Our surgical centers in Deptford, Bryn Mawr and Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware are all recognized with this distinction. Learn More About This Achievement

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida

Nemours Children’s Hospital was named one of only nine “Top Children’s Hospitals” in the country in 2021 by the Leapfrog Group in recognition of our exceptional quality and patient safety.


We earned The Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association for commitment to quality and innovation in emergency care.  

Other Recognition We Have Received:


Nemours doctors consistently rank among the Best Doctors in America®, year after year, by Best Doctors®, Inc.


Our, the No. 1 most-visited website devoted to children's health in the world, won three 2020 Telly Awards for excellence in video communication.

The Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is one of only three designated pediatric National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Programs (NCORP) in the country, recognized as a fully integrated pediatric cancer network with excellence in clinical research, clinical care and quality improvement.


We're named among the Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the annual Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.