- What We Do
Advancing the health and wellbeing of children
Children’s mission is to balance clinical care, advocacy, research, and education to advance the health and wellbeing of children. Every member of our team is committed to giving children the best chance for a healthy future. We are consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best children’s hospital for our clinical expertise, as well as our compassion for patients and their families. Our intention is set a standard of excellence in pediatric care through the principal areas in our mission.
Our doctors, surgeons, nurses, and allied health professionals are true experts, recognized as leaders in their fields nationally and internationally. We are the premiere pediatric care provider of primary pediatric and specialty care in the Washington, DC, area and provide specialty pediatric care for children from around the world.Read More
With our proximity to policy leaders in Washington, DC, Children’s National plays a key role in advocating for reform, advancing legislation, and leading coalitions to keep a local, national, and international focus on children’s health priorities.Read More
Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation are located at the Sheikh Zayed campus, making it easier for multidisciplinary teams of doctors and researchers to collaborate and translate into practice the latest innovative treatments for illness and injury into practice.Read More
Children’s National is also a teaching hospital, training the next generation of pediatricians, nurses and students who desire to practice pediatric healthcare. Nearly half of graduating medical students nationally who want to specialize in pediatrics apply to Children’s National.Read More