The Centers


All hospitals that are members in good standing of the National Cancer Institute supported Children’s Oncology Group (COG) shall be eligible to be a G9 Center of Excellence and participate in the G9 Project. Each eligible hospital must certify that it also meets each of the standards listed on the G9 Center of Excellence Criteria. The G9 Centers of Excellence are comprised of the premier pediatric oncology programs in the country. 21 of the G9 Centers are members of the Children’s Oncology Group Phase 1 & Pilot Consortium.


  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago – Chicago, IL
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Children's National Medical Center – Washington, D.C.
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado – Aurora, CO
  • Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA
  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County – Orange, CA
  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI
  • Children’s Hospital of Alabama, University of Alabama – Birmingham, AL
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center – Cincinnati, OH
  • Dana-Farber Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center – Boston, MA
  • Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at Oregon Health and Science University – Portland, OR
  • Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center – Durham, NC
  • Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto, ON
  • Johns Hopkins Children’s Center – Baltimore, MD
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center – New York, NY
  • National Institutes of Health Mark O. Hatfield-Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center – Bethesda, MD
  • New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY
  • Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health – Indianapolis, IN
  • Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital – Memphis, TN
  • Seattle Children's Hospital – Seattle, WA
  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University – St. Louis, MO
  • Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital – San Francisco, CA
  • University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children's Hospital – Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital – Minneapolis, MN