About Seattle Children's
In May 2012, U.S. News & World Report magazine placed Seattle Children's Hospital among the nation's top children's hospitals for the 20th consecutive year.
Children’s ranked 6th in this year’s honor roll – meaning it’s the 6th highest ranked children’s hospital in the nation – the hospital’s highest ranking yet.
Children’s was also 3rd in the country for its nephrology program, 5th for urology, 7th for cancer and 8th for neurology/neurosurgery. Other Children’s programs receiving top recognition by U.S. News included cardiology/heart surgery, pulmonary, orthopedics, neonatology, gastroenterology and diabetes/endocrinology.
In 2010, Seattle Metropolitan magazine featured 77 Seattle Children's medical staff members in its annual Top Doctors issue, and Seattle magazine featured 107 Seattle Children's medical staff members in its annual Top Doctors issue.
In February 2009, Parents magazine placed Seattle Children's Hospital among the nation's top children's hospitals for the fifth consecutive time.
Recent Research Accomplishments
As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to making breakthrough discoveries that help prevent, treat and cure childhood disease.
The research institute attracts the world's best pediatric physicians and scientists.Over 250 investigators are supported by nearly $53 million in federal grants for fiscal year 2010. The almost 1000 faculty and staff conduct research in 300,000 square feet of laboratory and support space and the institute has acquired 2 million square feet of developable space devoted specifically to growing our research programs in the coming year.
For more information about Seattle Children's accomplishments visit www.seattlechildrens.org