Honors and Awards

Best Children's Hospitals Orthopedics Best Children's Hospitals Urology

Center of Excellence - Pediatric Robotic Surgery Surgeon of Excellence - Pediatric and Adolescent Robotic Surgery Silver Level ELSO Award 2023-2025

  • The Bristol‐Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH) is nationally ranked in the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals 2023-2024 awards for Orthopedics (#34) and Urology (#47). BMSCH is the only pediatric orthopedics program ranked in New Jersey.

  • BMSCH has achieved the first-ever Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Pediatric and Robotic Surgery in the United States.
  • BMSCH at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Pediatric ECMO/ECLS Program has been recognized as on the Path to Excellence in Life Support, achieving the Silver Level ELSO Award 2023-2025.

As part of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, BMSCH shares in the following awards:

  • The prestigious Magnet Award designation for nursing excellence was awarded to RWJUH six consecutive times.
  • RWJUH was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals, in recognition of the exceptional care we provide to mothers, newborns and their families (verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey).
  • Recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, for six consecutive years.
  • Achieved the “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine.
  • The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers.

Magnet Recognition from the American Nursing Credentialing Center ANCC LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader

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