Children's National Celebrates Earth Day and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 26, 2013

Kurt Newman, MD, President and CEO, Children's National, joins daughters and sons of staff members for a joint celebration of Earth Day and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Children and staff planted a vegetable garden and distributed mylar balloons to patients in the hospital unable to attend the Earth Day festivities. Additionally, Children’s National signed an Energy Star Partnership agreement and committed to purchasing only post-consumer recycled paper and sustainable ink toner for office needs.

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Children's National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation's children since 1870. Children's National is a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital, Magnet® designated, and was ranked among the top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report 2015-16. Home to the Children's Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's National is one of the nation's top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. With a community-based pediatric network, seven regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region, Children's National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as an advocate for all children. For more information, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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