U.S. News & World Report named Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation for its cancer and pulmonology programs. Both specialty areas ranked #44 on the 2019–20 Best Children’s Hospitals list. Johns Hopkins All Children’s was the only children’s hospital on Florida’s West Coast to make the list.
“Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is honored to receive this recognition. Our cancer and pulmonology specialists care for some of the region’s most medically complex children, and we are grateful for this recognition of their hard work,” says Tom Kmetz, interim president of the hospital. “Within these areas and across the entire hospital, our staff is committed to delivering high-quality, safe care to our young patients and their families.”
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, which is another member of the Johns Hopkins Health System, ranked in 10 specialty areas, placing them on the Best Children's Hospitals 2019–20 Honor Roll. Since joining the Johns Hopkins Health System in 2011, specialists at All Children’s have been collaborating with their colleagues in Baltimore on a variety of treatment and research initiatives.
In a note to all Johns Hopkins Medicine employees, Paul B. Rothman, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Kevin W. Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, congratulated both hospitals on their efforts. “The pediatric care at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is among the best in the nation. We want to thank the caregivers and staff members at both hospitals for their commitment to clinical excellence and patient- and family-centered care.”
For a complete list of the 2019–20 Best Children’s Hospitals and details about the ranking methodology, please visit the U.S. News & World Report website.