At the Forefront of Kids' Medicine
Building on a sophisticated legacy of medical advancements and breakthroughs, the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital is widely recognized as a provider of quality, evidence-based pediatric care.
World-Class Pediatric Experts
UChicago Medicine received the prestigious 2018 Magnet Recognition Program designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for the highest standards of nursing excellence and professional performance in a variety of areas, including evidence-based practice and research, education, ethics, leadership and collaboration.
Eighty-two UChicago Medicine physicians were selected to be part of Chicago Magazine’s 2019 Top Doctors, including pediatric specialists in allergy and immunology, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, neurology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat care), rheumatology, surgery and urology.
Additionally, two of our pediatric experts are included among 13 UChicago Medicine cardiologists recognized in Chicago Magazine’s 2018 Top Cardiologists.
Excellence in Pediatric Specialty Care
Accredited Cystic Fibrosis Centers
Our adult and pediatric cystic fibrosis programs are accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which performs yearly reviews to ensure the best care.
Baby-Friendly designation recognizes our Family Birth Center's commitment to providing optimal care for breastfeeding moms and babies.
Center of Excellence in Pediatric Sedation
For our demonstrated commitment to safe and effective procedural sedation, Comer Children's has been named a Center of Excellence in Pediatric Sedation by the Society for Pediatric Sedation.
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Center of Excellence — Gold Level
The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) recognized our pediatric ECMO program with a Gold Level ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support.
Get With The Guidelines® Resuscitation Silver Neonate/Infant and Pediatric Achievement Awards
The American Heart Association collects resuscitation data from hospitals nationwide and creates evidence-based guidelines for inpatient CPR. Hospitals receiving the Get With The Guidelines® Silver Performance Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for one calendar year.
Level 4 Pediatric Epilepsy Center
Our Comer Children's Pediatric Epilepsy Center is accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
More Awards & Accreditations
For more than 100 years, UChicago Medicine has earned awards, honors and accreditations for innovative care and groundbreaking research.
The Joint Commission
UChicago Medicine is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation's leading organization for accreditation and certification of health care organizations.
The Leapfrog Group
UChicago Medicine 15th consecutive ‘A’ in hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group. We've earned sequential top marks since Leapfrog began producing its twice yearly survey in 2012.