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Best of the Best

Children’s National Health System ranked among the top 10 children’s hospitals nationally by U.S. News and World Report.

Washingtonian Top Docs

Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors

Congratulations to the Children’s National physicians named to the 2015 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors list.

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Children’s National Health System has been named to the prestigious Honor Roll of the U.S. News & World Report 2015-16 Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking among the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation. The Honor Roll features the “best of the best” hospitals for kids in the country. Additionally, Children’s National is the only pediatric hospital in the entire region of Maryland, DC, and Virginia to earn Honor Roll designation.

Washingtonian Magazine has named 54 Children's National Health System physicians to their list of 2015 "Top Doctors." This list is comprised of the Washington, DC region's best doctors nominated by nearly 12,000 other physicians in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

This year's cover features orthopaedic surgeon, Jeffrey Hanway, MD.

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Nationally Recognized Care

Children’s National Health System Again Receives Highest National Nursing Honor

Children’s National Health System has been designated for a second time as a Magnet hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. Only seven percent of hospitals across the United States achieve Magnet status. Of those hospitals, an even smaller percentage are pediatric hospitals, putting Children’s National among a very elite group of healthcare facilities nationwide.

Focus on Innovation

Five Winning Pediatric Device Innovators Receive Seed Funds to Develop Medical Devices for Children

Five pediatric medical device innovators were awarded $50,000 each in seed funding at the second annual National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) Competition held last week. 

In the Community

Race for Every Child Raises More than $1M for Kids

race for every child

This fun-filled event supports our patient families by raising funds for medical care, research, and wellness and preventive services. Your support will impact children and families for years to come.

Register now for the 2015 Race for Every Child! 

International Patients

International Patients

Sheikh Zayed Institute International Patient

Traveling abroad for medical care brings many additional challenges for families. The Global Services team assists our families with every aspect of receiving care.

We Stand for Children

After Half-Century of Service Children's National Nurse Miss McAbee Retires

Children’s National Health System nurse Clydia McAbee, or "Miss McAbee" to her patients, recently completed her last week on the job she called home for 50 years. When Miss McAbee began her career, in 1965, she donned a white dress and nurse’s cap. While she first treated cancer patients, she spent the majority of her career at the Shaw Health Center, treating generations of families as if they were her own.

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