Awards and Recognition

Children's is constantly striving to raise the bar in healthcare. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed—U.S.News & World Report has recognized our expertise and ranked us as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country. Fortune magazine has included Children's on its elite list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years, and for the fifth year in a row, the AJC has named Children's a "Top Atlanta Workplace."

The Joint Commission
Children's earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval in 2007 by upholding national standards for healthcare quality and safety set forth by the Joint Commission. Since 1951, The Joint Commission has developed professionally based standards and evaluated the compliance of healthcare organizations.

U.S.News & World Report
Since 2004, U.S.News & World Report has ranked Children's one of the top hospitals for children in the United States.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
On its annual list of "Top Atlanta Workplaces," the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has named Children's as one of the top 10 places to work in Atlanta.

Atlanta Business Chronicle
The Atlanta Business Chronicle has named Children's as one of Atlanta’s healthiest employers and one of the best places to work in Atlanta. Our professionals have also been recognized as part of their annual Health-Care Heroes awards. In 2014, Children's had five finalists and two Health-Care Hero Award winners.

Parents magazine
In 2014, Parents magazine ranked Children's among its top pediatric hospitals in the country. In addition, the magazine ranked the Children’s Sibley Heart Center among the top five best children's hospitals for heart care in the nation.

Fortune magazine
Fortune magazine has included Children's on its elite list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years.

Working Mother
Working Mother magazine has named Children's as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers."

Best Doctors
In its most recent survey, Best Doctors in America, the world's leading resource for patients, families and physicians seeking expert medical information and guidance to treat illnesses and injuries of all kinds, recognized 158 Children's Healthcare of Atlanta physicians on its list.

Atlanta Magazine
The July issue of Atlanta Magazine celebrated 83 Children’s physicians in its 2013 list of the “Top Doctors of Atlanta.” Children’s physicians were listed in 23 specialty areas including cardiac, dermatology, hematology, medical oncology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, pulmonology, surgery and urology, just to name a few.


    Beacon AwardThe American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognized our CICU with the Gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence. This national, three-year award praised our dedicated healthcare professionals as members of the exceptional community of nurses who set the standard for optimal patient care.