Improving Children's Health Together

NICHQ (National Institute for Children’s Health Quality) is an independent, nonprofit organization working for more than a decade to improve children’s health. We help organizations and professionals who share this mission (typically, healthcare professionals and delivery organizations, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations) make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives.

Our Organization

NICHQ has gained a national reputation as a catalyst for improvement in children’s health. We come to work every day driven to find innovative ways to help children and families live healthier lives. How can we help you and your organization?

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Our History

We have more than a decade of experience mobilizing the best people and ideas into successful strategies, approaches and solutions to improve children’s health. It started with the vision of a team of pediatric and public health leaders who saw a critical need.

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Our Expertise

NICHQ brings a unique set of “how to” skills and capacities to catalyze improvement. We deploy this expertise through partnerships with others committed to our mission and together we make improvements in areas that matter most for the health of children and families.

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Our Impact

We’re changing the world. That’s how we feel about it. Every day, with the help of a network of exceptional experts and dedicated partners, we’re inching closer to our vision of a world in which all children achieve their optimal health.

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Our People

Ask anyone at NICHQ what they like best about working here and you will probably hear the same answer: “The People.” NICHQ now has a staff of 40+ incredibly talented and fun people, most of whom work in our home office in Boston.

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Changing The World?

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You bet. Learn more about NICHQ's impact on the world and the people at NICHQ who make it happen in our 2015 Impact Brochure and Video.



Interested in joining team NICHQ? We look for excellent people with a passion for improving children’s health who live NICHQ’s values of being agile, bold, innovative, team oriented and fun. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to check out our current job openings.

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