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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, 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:

US News & World Report

At Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware and at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida, we’re ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the best children's hospitals in the nation in:

At Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, we're also ranked as one of the best ten children’s hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic and among the best in:

Our Jacksonville, Florida pediatric affiliate, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, staffed by Nemours physicians, is ranked in:

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Leapfrog Group

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida 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.

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Florida

MAGNET Recognition

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 Children’s Health, Delaware Valley

Excellence in Children's Surgery

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware was verified as a level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Childre’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, Delaware

The Lantern Award

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware earned The Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association for commitment to quality and innovation in emergency care.  

Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware

Telly Awards

Nemours KidsHealth.org, the No. 1 most-visited website devoted to children's health in the world, won four 2022 Telly Awards for excellence in video communication.

NCI Award

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. It was recognized as a fully integrated pediatric cancer network with excellence in clinical research, clinical care and quality improvement.

Most Wired

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