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Children's National Hospital Announces a New President and CEO

The Children's National Board of Directors names Michelle Riley-Brown, MHA, FACHE, as the new president and CEO following Kurt Newman, M.D., who is retiring after 11 years. Learn more.

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Children’s National Named One of the Greatest Workplaces for Diversity

Newsweek recognized us as one of America's best workplaces for diversity in 2023. We're honored that our commitment to compassion and equity has created a culture of respect and inclusion for our employees.

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Children’s National Physicians in Virginia Named “Top Doctors”

Northern Virginia Magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” list recognizes the region’s best care providers from several specialties at Children’s National Hospital.

I really appreciate the approach at Children’s National... I feel like I’m really being seen and addressing all parts of it – mental and emotional.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Ranked #5 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care

Children's National is ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We're ranked #1 for newborns in the United States and we're the best pediatric hospital for neurology and neurosurgery in the Mid-Atlantic.

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Recognition in Patient-Centered Care

All Children’s National primary care practices in Washington, D.C., and Maryland have received National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition.

Magnet Recognized

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet® status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care. This designation affirms our commitment to family-centered care.