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WTOP Covers DC Concussion Awareness at Children's National

WTOP spoke with Gerard Gioia, PhD, and a Children’s concussion patient, about the patient’s experience, and Dr. Gioia’s efforts to help educate coaches, parents, and athletes on how to play safe and smart. 

Children's Expert Joins Doctor Radio to Discuss the Evolution of ECMO

Billie Lou Short, MD, was a guest on Doctor Radio, covering the evolution of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), told through the case of one of the hospital's first ECMO patients who, now 30 years later, is a hospitalist at a children's hospital in Tennessee.

Children's National Selects New Chief Legal Officer

Children’s National Health System has selected Mary Anne Hilliard, Esq, as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Ms. Hilliard has more than 25 years of experience at Children’s National – 18 years as an attorney on the legal team, 15 of which she served as the Children’s National Chief Risk Officer, five years as an outside defense attorney, and five years as a nurse.

Honoring Advocates for Their Service to Children

Children’s National Health System honored prominent local government officials, business executives, community leaders, and organizations  for their advocacy on behalf of children’s health, at a private event at the hospital  on December 7.