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Little girl with short brown hair, wearing a yellow sweater, smiles next to text promoting the Make March Matter campaign.


Help Us Make March Matter for Children's National Patients and Families

Throughout March, you can help ensure that every child receives exceptional care. Learn where you can shop, dine and donate to make a difference.

Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children's National, gives a talk at a TEDx event in Virginia.


Kurt Newman, M.D., President and CEO of Children's National, Explains Why We Need to Do More for Our Kids

In this TEDx Talk, Dr. Newman discusses the need for increasing pediatric innovations in medicine so that we can "...stamp out [diseases] before they even surface."

Surrounded by heart balloons, Children's National female radio hosts announce the name of the new cardiac intensive care unit robot: Dr. Bear Bot.


Children's National Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Dr. Bear Bot, a Telemedicine Robot

Dr. Bear Bot, the cardiac intensive care unit robot that helps our team monitor multiple patients at the same time, was officially named on Valentine's Day.

I knew Ryan was in very good hands. I really felt like those doctors and nurses saved his life.
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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.

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.