Jennifer Schuette, MD Critical Care Specialist


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-2327

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care

National Provider ID: 1447275193



Jennifer Schuette, MD, is a pediatric critical care intensivist at Children's National Health System. Her clinical interests include pediatric critical care and pediatric cardiac intensive care. Dr. Schuette serves as the program director of the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. 

She has two children and is an integral member of the Children's National Bears softball team. She also is a self-described Duke basketball and Washington Redskins fanatic, who likes to run marathons in her spare time.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care Med*, 2000
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1997
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1996
    Texas Children's Hospital
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1993
    Texas Children's Hospital
  • MD, 1992
    University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • BA, Economics and History, 1986
    Duke University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Jennifer Schuette

Owen's Story

"We are so thankful that we chose the remarkable doctors at Children's National to care for our son. The compassion and care that were given not just to Owen, but to our entire family, is something we will forever be grateful for."

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Blair's Story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

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Niko's Story

"Accept help from family, friends, and co-workers depending on what you really need from them when they ask, 'Do you need anything?'"

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Lindsey's Story

"What sustained us through everything was the knowledge that Lindsey was getting the absolute best care available in the entire region, and the network of folks who comprise the Children's National family."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

28th Educational and Scientific Symposium of the Society of Critical Care Medicine

(1999) Factors Influencing the Use of Quantitative End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring to Assess the Effectiveness of Chest Compressions and to Predict the Outcome of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Necessity of Routine Pelvic Radiograph in the Pediatric Blunt Trauma Patient

(2008) Sage Journals/Journal of Clinical Pediatrics

Third World Congress of Pediatric Intensive Care

(2000) The Use of a Pin in Needle Doppler Guided Vascular Access Device For the Placement of Arterial and Central Venous Catheters in the Pediatric ICU.

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