Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States. Cincinnati Children’s was ranked as one of the Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. More information about the U.S. News & World Report rankings can be found here.
629 Beds | 1,891 Active Medical Staff | 15,429 Employees
$131M in Research Grants from NIH Clinical Services
Cincinnati Children’s offers comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. With more than 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.2 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 68 countries in fiscal 2015.
Education & Training
Through an academic affiliation dating to 1926, Cincinnati Children’s comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The hospital trains more than 600 residents and clinical fellows a year in various pediatric specialties and offer some of the most highly ranked research-based education and training programs in the nation.
Cincinnati Children’s has been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’ Research Foundation in 1931. Grant funding for their research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of their areas of research.
In the past fiscal year, Cincinnati Children’s faculty published more than 2,200 papers in peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals. Featured below are the top six breakthrough discoveries: