Los Angeles Creating Hope and Building Healthier Futures
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Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the oldest freestanding children’s hospital in California. Every aspect of the hospital’s 317-bed Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion, the newest inpatient facility in the state, has been designed with families in mind. Licensed for 603 beds, Children’s Hospital can care for more kids than any other pediatric hospital in the state. The hospital is one of only 10 children’s hospitals designated a Top Hospital for 2011 by the Leapfrog Group, and with $25.5 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the hospital ranks eighth among children’s hospitals for NIH funding. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles—the oldest, newest, biggest, brightest, best place for kids.
Honors and Recognition
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles ranks fifth in the nation on the U.S.News & World Report Honor Roll of children’s hospitals—the only one in California. The hospital is also designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center—an honor held by only 7 percent of hospitals nationwide.
Specialties and Research
From the everyday scrapes and illnesses of childhood to complex medical cases like transplants, organ failure, and pediatric cancer, we treat kids better. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is also home to the Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States, and is one of America’s premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.