2007: New East Inpatient Tower opens, enhancing the expert, family-centered care at Children’s.
2009: State-of-the-art 54-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit opens.
2009: Children’s Research Institute expands to increase research space atop the main building, allowing for researchers to better serve families with world-class bench-to-bedside care.
2009: Sheikh Zayed Institute opens; the Institute is named in honor of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder of the UAE and the country's president from 1971 until his death in 2004. The medical center's main campus, the Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Pediatric Medicine, is also named in his honor.
2010: Full-service satellite emergency department completed at United Medical Center in Southeast.
2011: New Cardiac Intensive Care Unit opens.
2011: Blood and Marrow Transplantation opens a new outpatient unit.
2011: Outpatient radiology facility, the Montgomery County Regional Outpatient Center, opens in Rockville, Md.
2011: Seven new operating rooms open as part of a phased overhaul to the entire OR suites, bringing totals to 17 operating rooms and two GI procedure rooms.
2011: New research space opens for the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, possible by a historic gift of $150 million from the government of Abu Dhabi - the largest gift ever made to support pediatric surgery, and one of the largest to any children's hospital.
2013: Children’s redefines and repositions its brand, changing the logo and name for the first time since 1985 to Children’s National Health System, which reflects how we’re no longer just a hospital, but a comprehensive health system for kids—providing everything they need for their care, whether it is well visits, or a hospitalization.
2013: One-of-a-kind Pain Medicine Care Complex, which revolutionizes the way children are treated for pain, opens.
2013: Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex opens.