Awards and Accolades

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is frequently recognized by national associations and local publications alike for our unsurpassed commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to the South Florida community and beyond.

Here are some of the honors our family of physicians, nurses, support staff and volunteers have received over the years.

  • Favorite Pediatric Hospital, Broward Family Life’s BFF (Broward’s Family Favorites), 2013
  • Favorite Pediatric Emergency Room, Broward Family Life’s BFF (Broward’s Family Favorites), 2013
  • Best Emergency Room for Kids in Broward County, South Florida Parenting, 2013, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001.
  • Best Hospital for Pediatrics in Broward County, South Florida Parenting, 2013, 2012 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996.
  • Best Physicians/Medical Offices in Broward County, [U18] Sports Medicine, South Florida Parenting, 2013
  • Hall of Fame: Best of the Best Pediatric Hospitals, South Florida Parenting, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007.
  • USGBC GalaVerde Award, Outstanding LEED New Construction/Healthcare, USGBC South Florida, 2012
  • Excellence in Patient Care "Special Category" Award – Physician Satisfaction, Studer Group®, 2011
  • Excellence in Patient Care "Special Category" Award – Children's Hospitals and Clinics, Studer Group®, 2010.
  • Best of the Best: Readers' Choice, Florida's Top Hospitals for Quality of Care, Organizational Culture, Communication, Professional Development and Retention Efforts, Advance for Nurses, 2009, 2008.
  • Best Hospital for Families with Special Needs, South Florida Parenting, 2009, 2003.
  • Best Nursing Team, Pediatric Emergency Department, Advance for Nurses, 2008.
  • Fire Starter, Studer Group, January 2008.
  • Best Nursing Team, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Advance for Nurses, 2002.
  • Best Nursing Staff, Florida Medical Business, 2001.
  • Best Pediatric Emergency Room, Florida Baby, 1999.
  • Safe City, National Safety Council, 1998.
  • Safety Net, National Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems, 1998.