We are proud that C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital has been named to Child magazines first list of the 10 Best Childrens Hospitals in the United States (The University Record, Jan. 15, 2001).
Child magazines exclusive survey scored childrens hospitals according to such criteria as the quality of doctors and nurses, survival rates for common childhood cancers and research funding levels.
Featured among Motts strong points was our internationally recognized success in treating congenital heart conditions and rare heart syndromes and performing pediatric heart transplants. Also noted was the Universitys development of ECMO, which provides temporary heart and lung assistance, as well as such innovative programs as the Craniofacial Anomalies Program and our top-notch pediatric trauma center.
We are honored by this enthusiastic recognition of our dedication to advancing pediatric medicine in an environment that puts patients and families first. We appreciate the efforts of all of our magnificent staff, who ensure that Michigans children continue to receive the highest quality medical care, using the latest technological and scientific innovations.
Gilbert S. Omenn, executive vice president for medical affairs and chief executive officer, U-M Health System, and Patricia A. Warner, associate hospital director and administrator, C.S. Mott Childrens Hospital