Growing Healthy Kids

Children's National Medical Center is committed to meeting its mission of Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education by growing healthy kids! In 2011, this goal was the motivation behind a number of programs and initiatives aimed at educating, treating, and preventing a wide range of diseases, as well as breaking the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic boundaries that can be barriers to impactful health care.

Because the Washington, DC metropolitan area is comprised of communities with unique and diverse medical needs, we are continually challenged to determine where the need for care is greatest, and identify key partnerships to bring meaningful services to children and their families. Last year, our administrators and staff focused their exceptional skills, talents, and energy on expanding already successful programs to reach more at-risk families and communities, while launching new ones with the promise of addressing unmet needs.
This report highlights a few of these accomplishments, including the:

The Children's National family is proud of our contribution to creating and maintaining healthier communities in the District of Columbia. Working together, we can make sure that every child has the opportunity to grow up healthy!