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

Awards & Recognition

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 >


2020-21 U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital

US News badgeRanked by U.S. News & World Report as a 2020-2021 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 urology division is the state’s ONLY ranked Urology program.  We were also ranked in the Top 50 programs nationally in Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Endocrinology and Neonatal Care. Connecticut Children’s will always treat your child as Number One – everywhere, every time! Learn more >


2020 Women’s Choice Award® Best Children’s Hospital

women's choice award logoConnecticut 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 2019, 2018 and 2017.


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. 

2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired Award

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been named to the Most Wired list of hospitals for the third consecutive year. Hospital winners are those who make it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider 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.


2016 Press Ganey Success Story Award

The Success Story Award recognizes outstanding health care organizations with compelling stories of innovation and leadership that have measurably improved patient experience, clinical quality or caregiver engagement. Learn more

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