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History

historic photo of pioneers of the Children's Center sitting on the steps in front of Harriet Lane Home for Invalid Children

When we opened our doors in November 1912, we became the nation’s first pediatric hospital affiliated with an academic research institution — Johns Hopkins University. And for more than a century, the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has been pushing the boundaries of American pediatric medicine and developing world-class, compassionate and comprehensive care that supports the individual child as well the entire family. Learn more about our history of developing and delivering a revolutionary brand of medicine.

Meet the innovators — past and present — who have been developing and delivering our revolutionary brand of medicine.

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