About Cincinnati Children's
Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is nationally recognized as a leader in pediatric healthcare, with a reputation for excellence in patient care, research and medical education.
 Patient Care               
Admissions (includes short stay) 33,116
Emergency and Urgent Care Visits 173,507
Outpatient Visits 1,445,961
Total Patient Encounters 1,652,584
Surgical Procedures
Inpatient 6,204
Outpatient 31,632
Total Surgical Hours 48,303
Faculty and Staff
Clinical Fellows 273
Research Fellows (PhD post-docs with <3 yrs' exp.) 136
Research Associates (PhD post-docs with >3 yrs' exp.) 180
Residents 228
Active Medical Staff 1,906
Total Employees 18,589
Operating Revenues and Expenses (dollars in thousands)
Net Patient Revenue $2,478,234
Research Grants and Contracts $286,689
Philanthropy $38,742
Total Operating Revenues $3,103,662
Total Operating Expenses $2,981,226
Non-operating Gains and Losses $24,312
Available to Reinvest in the Mission $146,746


  • Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM) reported two breakthroughs in collaboration with research partners in Japan: the world's first system of three connected organoids, and a method for producing liver organoids that can be programmed to reflect disease states.

  • Clinical trial results show that using emapalumab to treat patients with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) saved lives with less toxicity and fewer side effects.

  • Researchers discover a single-cell approach to track disease-causing gene mutations.

  • Researchers at Cincinnati Children's authored or co-authored 23 articles in the world's highest-impact medical journals: NEJM, JAMA, The Lancet, Science and Nature.

  • Received $140M in external grant funding plus $26M in philanthropic donations for research.

  • Created a long-term aspirational plan, Pursuing Our Potential Together, to elevate and accelerate how we will transform child health by our 150th birthday in 2033. Our four aspirations focus on Care, Community, Cure, and Culture.

  • In November 2021, we opened our new 249-bed Critical Care Building, which adds a new emergency department, operating rooms, and many spaces to support patients and families. Our new Critical Care Building expands and enhances our ability to serve the most medically complex patients from our community and around the globe.

  • Recognized as one of Healthcare's Most Wired by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.

  • 1,300 employees engaged in community outreach and service.

  • 26,100 children and families reached through community outreach and health education programs prior to COVID.

  • Launched the Food Rescue Program partnership to divert unserved meals from Cincinnati Children's campuses to children and families in need, which resulted in 2,106 pounds of donated food.

  • Served 1,200 students through Adopt-a-Class and Reading Partnership.

  • Named among America's Best Employers for Diversity and #2 among employers in Ohio by Forbes Magazine.

  • Ranked 9th, nationally, on the list of best employers for women by Forbes Magazine.

  • Received the Healthcare Equity Leader award from the Human Rights Campaign for exceptional LGBTQ+ healthcare.

  • Increased minimum pay to $15 per hour, which impacted more than 3,000 employees.

  • Cincinnati Children’s experts played important roles in clinical trials to evaluate two vaccine candidates against COVID-19; one made by Pfizer and BioNTech, and another by AstraZeneca.
  • Employees who temporarily had “no work available” status received 100 percent of pay for the first eight weeks followed with 80 percent of pay for an additional 16 weeks.
  • Collaborated to support children, families and communities during COVID. More than 20,000 items—including hygiene, food, computers and school supplies—were donated to help address
    basic needs.
  • Showed agility and dedication to patients through a rapid and dramatic increase in telehealth visits moving from about 200 per month to more than 20,000 per month.

About Us at a Glance

Est. 1883 Full-service, nonprofit, comprehensive pediatric health system consisting of more than 50 unique locations that comprises the Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Our vision: to be the leader in improving child health.

Top 2 in nation in NIH grants and funding for pediatrics.

Top 5 largest U.S. children's hospital by number of registered beds, treating patients from all 50 states and dozens of countries

#1 in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report's 2023-24 Best Children's Hospitals list.