Awards & Recognition

We’re proud to share some of the ways Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego has been recognized — both locally and nationally. These honors are important for one reason only: They demonstrate our commitment in doing what’s right for kids.

Entrepreneur of the Year

Kathleen Sellick, past president and CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, has been named a 2014 EY (Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur of the Year in San Diego, receiving the award in the Social Responsibility (non-profit) category.

Accepting the award on behalf of the Hospital’s leadership team, Sellick was among a group of winners selected from nearly 60 nominations by an independent judging panel. The panel was comprised of previous award recipients, community leaders and business peers. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

The seven San Diego regional winners were announced at a gala on June 17, 2014, at The Grand Del Mar. These winners are eligible for the national award program. National awards will be announced in November in Palm Springs. Read more.

Most Wired

MW_Winner2014For the third consecutive year (20142013, 2012), Hospitals & Health Networks magazine names Rady Children’s as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” hospitals.


us news badge-best-childrens-hospitalsBest Children’s Hospitals

For the fourth consecutive year (20142013, 2012, 2011), Rady Children’s ranks in all 10 specialties surveyed by U.S. News & World Report. And for the first time, every ranked specialty at Rady Children’s was listed among the top 30 programs in the nation. Read more.

More National Recognition

Rady Children’s Bernardy Center Earns Top Honors from U.S. News & World Report for six years in a row (2014-2009). The Helen M. Bernardy Center for Medically Fragile Children continuously rates as one of the nation’s “Best Nursing Home” in U.S. News & World Report’s survey of nearly 16,000 facilities. Only those facilities with perfect five-star ratings from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid earn a place on this prestigious Honor Roll.

Rady Children’s Ranked Among Top Children’s Hospitals in the Nation by Parents Magazine (2009). In addition to our Hospital ranking in the top 25 overall, our Orthopedics Division earned top honors, ranking number six in the country. Rady Children’s was one of only three West Coast hospitals in the United States in the top 30.

Top & Best Doctors

More than 190 Rady Children’s-affiliated physicians are recognized among the “top”/”best” doctors for 2013, based on surveys of their peers by San Diego Magazine and Best Doctors. Click here for the list of these extraordinary physicians.