CHOP named best pediatrics department in U.S.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was ranked as having the best pediatrics department in the U.S., according to U.S. News and World Report’s recent rankings.

“I am proud and excited to once again share the news that our Department of Pediatrics remains the nation’s best,” said Madeline Bell, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in a Philly Voice article. “I congratulate our faculty and staff on their sustained record of excellence.”

CHOP has consistently been listed as a top children’s hospital, ranking 2nd in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in 2018. The hospital also recently set the record for fastest time to analyze 1,000 genomes and was honored by the Guinness Book of World Records for their achievement.