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Join Us as We Race for Every Child on October 20

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Race for Every Child! We look forward to seeing you at the Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Anne Angiolillo hugs a female patient.


We've Been Named as One of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”

We're one of only 11 pediatric hospitals named to the 2018 Becker's Healthcare list, which features hospitals recognized for excellence in patient care.

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Our Pet Therapy Program for Patients is Expanding

A generous PetSmart Charities grant to Children's National means more kids in our care will receive the benefits of pet therapy in the coming years.

The responsiveness of the staff at Children's National has been a stabilizing force in our family.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Ranked #5 Children’s Hospital in the Nation and #1 for Babies

U.S. News & World Report ranks our hospital as one of the top 5 pediatric hospitals in the nation. We’re proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

2017 Leap Frog Award

Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for 2017

We are one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the United States–and the only one in the Mid-Atlantic region–to earn this designation for patient safety and quality.

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.