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

Magnet Recognition

UChicago Medicine had its prestigious Magnet designation renewed by the American Nursing Credentialing Center for another four years in 2022. Magnet is the highest national honor a medical center can receive in recognition of quality patient care and excellence in the professional practice of nursing. Fewer than 10% of healthcare institutions in the U.S. achieve this pinnacle.

Top Doctors

196 UChicago Medicine physicians were selected to be part of Chicago Magazine’s 2024 Top Doctors, including pediatric specialists in allergy and immunology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, neurology, nephrology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat care), pulmonology, rheumatology, surgery and urology.

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

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 Gold Award for Pediatrics/Silver for Neonate

University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital is dedicated to helping our patients achieve the best possible outcomes, and implementing the 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.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals survey, the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital was also ranked among the best in Four specialties in 2022: Pediatric Cancer, Neonatology, Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery