It's one thing to receive the honor. It's extra special to top the list for the sixth straight year.

Boston's Children's Hospital has had an immeasurable impact on children and their families for years. For the last five, it has been named best pediatric care center in the country by the U.S. News and World Report.

This week, they picked up their sixth straight honor. The hospital has not released a quote as of Tuesday afternoon. Boston Children's Hospital bested Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Texas Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, per the report.

According to, the hospital received first place, based on 10 pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery and urology.

Special accolades continued to roll in when the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center was named the top pediatric cancer center in the country.

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