Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a nonprofit hospital with a reputation as an international leader in providing state-of-the-art medical care for children.  The hospital has a history of pioneering new and minimally-invasive techniques to help children heal faster, and serves as a major regional referral center for children who require life-saving acute care.   In addition, CHLA is a leader in providing family-centered care, integrating family members as partners in a sick or injured child’s recovery.  They rank among the top 10 hospitals known to conduct innovative pediatric biomedical research.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHLA hospital 5th among 143 hospitals in the nation.  They have consistently been named one of the top pediatric facilities in the nation since 1990.