Our History and Innovations

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Our history and innovations

Boston Children's Hospital is known worldwide for its current and historical achievements. From surgical innovations performed by doctors to the discovery of new treatments by researchers, the hospital continues its excellence in providing the proper care and attention to all of its patients. To preserve our history, we believe it is essential to pass on our legacy of achievements to our patients and families.

Today, Boston Children's Hospital continues to invest in its future by furthering its advancement in care and research with help from its highly skilled doctors and notable researchers. To show our continued commitment to innovation, we formed the Innovation & Digital Health Accelerator in 2010 to provide innovators resources and support in developing and testing novel ideas and to initiate cross-disciplinary projects to address unmet clinical needs.

Find out more about our historical achievements through the links below:

Historic Milestones

Surgical Innovations

Recent Advances

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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