Children's Hospital Boston *Health

United States

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Foundation: 1869

Mission: Provide the highest quality health care. Be the leading source of research and discovery. Educate the next generation of leaders in child health. Enhance the health and well-being of the children and families in our local community.

Vision: Information not localized

Subordinate organizations:

  • Children's Hospital Boston at Lexington
  • Children's Hospital Boston at Peabody
  • Children's Hospital Boston at Waltham


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 79th31st60th30th
Arts and Humanities 200th83rd176th75th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 101st59th87th58th
Chemistry 15th6th7th6th
Computer Science 310th105th222nd97th
Dentistry 226th61st183rd57th
Engineering 64th22nd31st22nd
Environmental Science 298th97th216th91st
Mathematics 282nd89th203rd84th
Medicine 129th79th117th75th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 203rd98th153rd96th
Physics and Astronomy 19th7th11th7th
Psychology 318th159th302nd140th
Social Sciences 638th258th559th228th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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