Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s main campus is located at 282 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut.

Awards & Recognition

American Nurses Credential Center Accreditation

ANCC Accredited PTAP LogoConnecticut Children’s has received accreditation from the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) through its Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP). This is the highest recognition an organization can be awarded by the ANCC and a true testament to our commitment for nursing excellence. Our evidence-based nursing residency curriculum offers residents a collaborative learning environment to successfully transition into clinical practice. Residents are given the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and learn in a real-life setting to be better prepared and more confident as they enter the workforce. Learn more >
 

Magnet Recognition

magnet logoConnecticut Children’s received Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®. Considered the gold standard in nursing excellence, Magnet designation recognizes quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Presently only 7% percent of hospitals nationally have earned this designation, including just 6 others in Connecticut. Learn more >
 

2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital

U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals 2022-2023Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospital, children and families are at the center of attention in each of our 30 highly recognized subspecialties. Staffed by 1,000 top medical and surgical experts at locations conveniently located throughout Connecticut, we are ready to meet your family’s health needs wherever you call home. Connecticut Children’s is proud to announce that its neonatology is the state’s TOP ranked program.  Connecticut Children’s Division of Neonatology provides exceptional newborn care – and a supportive, compassionate experience for families when they need it most. With care in 14 NICUs and delivery units, the peace of mind new parents deserve is conveniently close to home. Our Care Alliance partnerships with adult health systems allow us to deliver neonatal care that is the best in the region. We are always at the forefront of research, constantly looking to advance treatments for the most pre-term and high-risk of infants. In addition to its neonatology ranking, Connecticut Children’s was also ranked in the Top 50 programs nationally in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery and Urology. Connecticut Children’s will always treat your child as Number One – everywhere, every time! Learn more >
 

2022 Get With The Guidelines Badge2022 Get With the Guidelines®–Resuscitation GOLD for Neonatology and Infant Care

Connecticut Children’s has been recognized by the American Heart Association for its continued success in using the Get With the Guidelines® program. Hospitals awarded this achievement commit to applying the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines to improve patient care and outcomes in the communities they serve.
 

2022 Women’s Choice Award® Best Children’s Hospital

Women's Choice Award badgeConnecticut Children’s has been named as a Best Children’s Hospital by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. Connecticut Children’s also received this award in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.

 

Level 1 ACS Verified Children’s Surgery Center

American COllege of Surgeons Quality Improvement Program Verified Center LogoConnecticut Children’s has been named as a Level 1 Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery  Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV). The CSV program is based on other nationally recognized American College of Surgeons quality improvement programs that have measurably improved surgical quality and have prevented complications, reduced costs, and saved lives.

Society for Pediatric Sedation Center of Excellence

Sedation Services Center of ExcellenceConnecticut Children’s has been named New England’s first and only Center of Excellence by the National Society of Pediatric Sedation (SPS). In addition, Connecticut Children’s is one of only 10 programs nationally to receive the distinction. As a Center of Excellence, Connecticut Children’s has demonstrated its commitment to the highest quality pediatric sedation care and standards of the SPS.

2022 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired Award

Chime Digital Health Most Wired Survey - Acute 2022 Chime Digital Health Most Wired Survey - Ambulatory 2022Connecticut Children’s has joined the Digital Health Most Wired list of hospitals for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, Connecticut Children’s specialty clinics received the Ambulatory Digital Health Most Wired Award for the third year. Hospital winners are recognized for making it easier for patients and clinical experts to interact through digital channels, thus improving communication, safety and patient-clinician relationships. . Learn more >

 

3M skin safety award logo3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety

Connecticut Children’s was awarded the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety in recognition of its positive clinical outcomes, teamwork and knowledge transfer for skin safety.

 

2017-2020 Lantern Award

Connecticut Children’s Emergency Department is one of only 22 in the country to be recognized by the Emergency Nurses Association for excellence in leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

 

2021-2023 Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Gold Level Center of Excellence

Logo for 2021-2023 Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Gold Level Center of Excellence The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) team at Connecticut Children’s was recognized as a Gold Level Center of Excellence from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). As an ELSO Distinguished Center of Excellence, Connecticut Children’s has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to evidence-based processes and quality measures, staff training and continuing education, patient satisfaction and ongoing clinical care.

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