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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Happening now at Children's National Hospital

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Innovation District

Children's National Receives Telehealth Accreditation from URAC

We are the first pediatric hospital to receive Telehealth Accreditation from URAC for our commitment to promoting quality virtual health services for patients and families.

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Rise and Shine

Dealing with Pandemic-Induced Back-to-School Anxiety

As schools open up, parents may have concerns about how their child will adjust. Follow these strategies to help ease back-to-school anxiety and homesickness that students may be experiencing due to the pandemic.



Join Us As We Celebrate 150 Years of Helping Children Grow Up Stronger

This year, Children’s National Hospital celebrates 150 years of commitment to community, care and discovery. Learn about our impact on local children, and our history and plans for the future.

When they told me the news that I was healthy and able to donate my kidney to Anna, I could not hold back my emotions. I felt so relieved.
Read Anna's Story

Recognized experts in pediatric health


Top 10 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care

For the fifth year in a row, we're proud to be named one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We are ranked #1 in neonatology and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

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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.