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We've Been Named One of the World's Best Specialized Hospitals

Newsweek has named Children's National the 11th best children's hospital in the world. Their rankings highlight hospitals that have the most accomplished physicians and diagnosticians and offer the highest level of care.

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Give Kids a Reason to Believe This Holiday Season

Many children, families and health care heroes will spend their holidays at Children’s National Hospital this year. Donate today to support world-class care and groundbreaking research for new treatments and cures.

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Virtual Race Goes Global for Pediatric Care and Research

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Virtual Race for Every Child: 150th Birthday Edition on Oct. 16. Together, we raised more than $1.5 million for Children’s National patients!

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.