Leaders in Child Health

Top 20 For Every Specialty

Children’s National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty in the U.S. News and World Report 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospital Survey. We’re honored to be one of just four pediatric hospitals in the country—and the only one in the region—to earn this recognition.

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Excellence in Nursing

Children’s National is among an elite group to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, its highest recognition.

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Recognized for Quality & Safety

Children’s National is one of only 12 pediatric hospitals in the nation to be recognized by Leapfrog Group’s Top Hospital List for providing high quality healthcare to our patients. This distinction makes Children’s National one of only five children’s hospitals in the U.S. to receive the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll, Magnet® designation, and now the Leapfrog Group’s Top Hospital.

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Northern Virginia Magazine has named 58 Children’s National Health System physicians to its list of 2016 “Top Doctors.”

Northern Virginia Magazine's has named 58 Children’s National Health System physicians to its list of 2016 “Top Doctors.” The physicians represent nationally-ranked programs such as Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, and Neurology. Children’s National specialists provide care at the Children’s National Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children’s Medicine, in 10 office locations across Northern Virginia, as well as a number of other outpatient centers and primary care clinics in the region.

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Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors

Home to 50+ of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Doctors

Washingtonian Magazine named 54 Children's National Health System physicians to their list of 2015 "Top Doctors." The annual list honors the DC region's best primary care doctors and specialists, as nominated by their peers.

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Leaders in NIH Research Funding

Children’s National ranks #7 among pediatric institutions for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. In 2015, we received almost $40 million in research money from NIH. With a total of $74 million in grant support last year, we continue to advance care and find cures for children.

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Leaders in Care

We are consistently recognized for our expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children.

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