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Dr. Califf Research Week 2016

FDA Commissioner Speaks to Children's National Clinicians During REW

Children’s National Health System research scientists can play a pivotal role in advancing the science of pediatric medicine by helping to develop devices and medicines for pint-sized patients, says Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf, MD.

Cerner Honored for Advancing Pediatric Care

Children’s National honored Cerner with the Children’s Innovation Award for the advancement and innovation of pediatric care through the Bear Institute for Health Innovation. Dr. Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National, presented the award to Cerner President Zane Burke at the 10th annual Children’s Ball.

Children's National Health System Hosts Second Mental Health Summit

Children’s hospital executives, pediatric mental health and primary care practitioners, community leaders, and journalists from across the nation joined together to examine new opportunities to improve care and access for kids, participating in action-focused discussions about the negative impact of childhood stressors on development and behavioral health and the best approaches to mitigate these effects.

Georgetown, Children’s National Researchers To Evaluate Sesame Workshop’s Autism Initiative

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, has selected Georgetown University Medical Center and Children’s National Health System researchers to lead an evaluation of  “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children,” an initiative developed to reduce stigma and build understanding about autism spectrum disorder (ASD).