Nursing | Recognition and Awards

At Boston Children’s, new frontiers in care delivery are explored daily, earning nurses honors for their innovations and breakthroughs.

We regularly celebrate the achievements of nurses who have produced professional posters, presented at professional meetings near and far, and saluted those who have been recognized by professional organizations, such as the American Academy of Nursing for substantially improving health and healthcare.

Hospital-Wide Accolades

#1 Hospital from U.S. News & World Report

Us news Boston Children’s ranked higher in more specialties than any other children's hospital, earning the #1 children's hospital designation by U.S. News & World Report.

Magnet Institution

Magnet Boston Children's is incredibly proud of its Magnet status, an exclusive designation that recognizes top healthcare organizations that exemplify nursing excellence.

Beacon Award

Beacon This prestigious award recognizes individual critical care units that have met rigid evidence-based criteria for excellence in patient outcomes, care quality, patient safety, interdisciplinary practice, innovation and family-centered care.

Lantern Award

Lantern-Award Boston Children’s has received the Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, which is given to Emergency Departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Nurses Week

ANA Nurses Week Each year, Boston Children’s hospital celebrates National Nurses Week to pay tribute to the exceptional care and services that Nurses provide everyday.

New England Regional Black Nurses Excellence Award

NERBA Several Boston Children’s nurses have been proud recipients of the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA) Excellence in Nursing Awards for their contributions and outstanding nursing achievements.

Daisy Awards

Daisy Award Several Boston Children’s nurses have received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, which recognizes the incredible work that nurses across the country do every day. The award is given monthly to an outstanding nurse in more than 900 hospitals, including Boston Children’s.