Children's Hospital Association

How Children's Hospitals Are Improving Behavioral Health Care

Explore how Children’s Hospital Association and our members are improving behavioral health care amid a crisis.

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Champions for Children's Health

Children’s hospitals are essential providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care.

Restoring the Workforce: CHA’s Priorities for Action

Children’s Hospital Association and our children’s hospitals are committed to empowering caregivers to fulfill their highest calling.

A Documentary on Mental Health: 'The Wait to Nowhere'

This short-form documentary challenges lawmakers to acknowledge the mental health crisis—and act now before more children are lost.

Family Advocacy Day

Elevating patient stories and educating lawmakers about the unique role of children's hospitals remains critical to increase awareness about the ongoing and essential care provided by children's hospitals. 

Who we are

As the voice representing more than 220 children’s hospitals nationally, Children’s Hospital Association improves child health through innovation in the quality, cost and delivery of care with our member hospitals.

Ensure a healthier future for all children

Build awareness of children’s health and health care needs and how they are different.


Find solutions to challenges

Drive improvements in pediatric health care, child health outcomes and reductions in costs to the health care system.


Advance change in policies

Facilitate collaboration among children’s hospitals across the nation to work together as champions for children’s health.


Elevate children’s hospitals and health systems

Promote children’s hospitals as a critical resource in their communities and nationally.

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Hospital Directory

We are a membership association of children’s hospitals, health systems and related organizations that care for children in their communities and beyond.