Nicklaus Children’s Hospital received two 2020 South Florida Family Life Magazine “Family Favorites Awards.” The hospital was recognized as the favorite Miami pediatric hospital and as home to the favorite pediatric emergency room in Miami.

Recipients of the Family Favorites Awards are chosen annually by the magazine’s readers. This year, the publication tallied votes for its readers’ favorite pediatric group, maternity hospital, pediatric dentist/orthodontist, pediatric emergency room, and pediatric hospital.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a family favorite by parents in Miami-Dade County,” said Perry Ann Reed, President, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Nicklaus Children’s Health System. “Receiving these two awards demonstrates our hospital’s commitment to providing life-saving care to children within the South Florida community and beyond.”

About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit