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Children's National Unveils Largest Community Solar Canopy in D.C.

The solar panels at the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus will provide clean energy at a reduced cost to the D.C. community. Learn more about this innovative, award-winning project.

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Rise and Shine

Talking with Your Family about Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Foster a deeper understanding of racism by having discussions with your family. You can educate them to consider meaningful changes that create a safer environment for the people in our community.



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.
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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.