Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital are included among the best in the nation in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for Best Children's Hospitals for 2021–22, announced Tuesday.
U.S. News surveys 10 pediatric specialties nationwide, and Johns Hopkins Children's Center continues to rank nationally in all of them, including six specialties ranked among the top 20. For the second consecutive year, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital ranks nationally in eight of the 10 specialties.
U.S. News introduced new regional and state rankings this year to help parents who are seeking care closer to home. Johns Hopkins Children's Center ranks No. 1 in Maryland and No. 4 in the seven Mid-Atlantic states; Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital ranks No. 1 in Florida and is tied at No. 5 in the nine states that make up the southeast region.
"We are proud that our two pediatric hospitals continue to be leaders in pediatric care, both across the country and in their states and regions," Paul B. Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Kevin W. Sowers, president of the Johns Hopkins Health System, wrote in a message to the Hopkins Medicine community today.
"Despite navigating a global pandemic over the last 16 months, our physicians, nurses and staff members at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital continue to provide the highest level of care for our youngest patients and their families."
A complete list of the 2021–2022 Best Children's Hospitals is available on the U.S. News website.