It is ranked third among all Honor Roll hospitals in the 2011 US News and World Report survey of best children’s hospitals. It is home to the country’s busiest pediatric emergency department, performs the second largest number of surgical procedures at a children’s hospital in the nation, and is southwest Ohio’s only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. Cincinnati Children’s receives the second-most NIH funds of any pediatric institution in the United States.
The pediatric residency training program at CCHMC is among the largest in the world, training approximately 130 graduate physicians each year. Cincinnati Children’s is home to a large neonatology department that oversees newborn nurseries at local hospitals and the medical center’s own 59-bed Level III Regional Center for Newborn Intensive Care.