Our Journey

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has been committed to the Journey to Best Outcomes — the official name of our strategic plan — for the better part of the last decade. Through that journey, we dedicate ourselves to health equity, cutting-edge science and research, quality and safety and much more as we strive to fulfill our promise of best outcomes for all children.

Stand Against Racism, Stand For Health Equity

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Leads With Action to End Racism and Support Health Equity for Patients, Families, Staff and Community Members

Racism and inequity have been part of the fabric of our society for far too long. This year, we have experienced a collective call to the urgent need to come together to stand against racism and stand for health equity.

Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, and Jerry Mendell, MD

Two Nationwide Children’s Faculty Elected to the Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

In October 2019, Elaine R. Mardis, PhD, co-executive director of the Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Rustin Morse, MD

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Welcomes Renowned Quality and Safety Expert Rustin Morse, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

In July 2020, following an extensive national search, Nationwide Children’s welcomed renowned quality and safety expert Rustin Morse, MD, as chief medical officer.

Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion

An Inside Look at the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion

Learn more about the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion, which opened its doors in March of 2020.

Matthew McFarland, RPh, PhD

The Growing Pipeline from Discovery to Commercialization—Nationwide Children’s Office of Technology Commercialization

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has a remarkable track record of moving discoveries into the marketplace. The hospital’s Office of Technology Commercialization facilitates the transfer of new technologies, research and innovations to outside partners to benefit patients, the local

Healthy Neighborhoods Healthy Families

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Awarded Prestigious Hearst Health Prize

Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health have announced Nationwide Children’s Hospital as the winner of the 2020 Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health.