While nothing can replace experiencing a children’s hospital, the Children's Hospital Photo Exhibit offers a window to this world through memorable photography and personal storytelling.
CHA is accepting submissions for the 2019-2020 exhibit, which will debut in spring 2019.
A nurse comforts Zekale as he awaits surgery to correct his cleft palate. Photo: Mike Malone, Children’s National Health System, Washington, D.C.
How to enter
Submit a form and upload images by October 31.
All CHA member hospitals are eligible to submit entries. In December 2018, CHA will notify winners.
New this year
Discounted pricing packages
Hospitals can save money while submitting more photos and stories.
- 1 photo - $50
- 2 – 5 photos - $150
- 6 – 8 photos - $225
- 9 – 10 photos - $250
Stories from the doctors, nurses, caregivers, parents and patients will complement the images and increase the exhibit's impact.
Distinguished judges include:
Photo Journalist and Officer
The Exposure Group, Washington, DC
Lily Francesca Alt
PARENTS Magazine, New York, NY
National Geographic Kids Books, Washington, DC
Photographer, Author, Advocate
New York, NY
Manager, Graphic Design and Production
Children’s Hospital Association, Lenexa, KS
Dramatic print and digital formats
Judges will select just 10 photos for large-format (3 ft. x 3 ft.) printing, and up to 50 images for digital display.
Winning photos are
- Featured prominently on the Children’s Hospital Association website
- Used in national issue advertising campaigns
- Displayed at CHA national conferences and approved external health care venues
- Printed in Children’s Hospitals Today magazine and other CHA publications
- Displayed on Capitol Hill
CHA offers the digital exhibit to any children’s hospital. The top 10 physical exhibit photos will be available for lease.
See how Children's National Health System, Washington, D.C., used the exhibit in its facility.