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Happening now at Children's National Hospital

Images of children and adults participating in the Race for Every Child.


Packet Pick-Up for the 2019 Children's National Race for Every Child

Pick up your race packets in advance to avoid lines on race day. Advance packet pick-up will be available at Children’s National Main Campus and the J.W. Marriott in Washington, D.C.

device winners


Six Outstanding Innovators Share $150K Prize for Pioneering Advanced NICU Medical Devices

The six winners, who presented medical devices designed to improve Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) care, emerged from a field of 11 finalists.

Two young sisters, who are Children's National patients, hug each other and promote sharing your Children's patient journey.


Tell Us How Children's National Has Impacted You by Sharing Your Family's Story

We've launched an exciting program that allows you to share your Children’s National journey. Your story helps us educate others about the important work we do.

The doctors and nurses blew us away – they are amazing.
Read Penelope's Story

Recognized experts in pediatric health


Ranked #6 Children's Hospital and #1 for Babies

U.S. News &World Report ranks our hospital as the #6 pediatric hospital nationally. We're proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have four additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

Leap Frog Award

Leapfrog Group Top Hospital for 2018

We have been recognized by the Leapfrog Group 10 times for excellence in quality and safety. We have received this distinction more than any other pediatric hospital since 2007.

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.