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


Register for the 2019 Children's National Race for Every Child in Washington, D.C.

Join us for our annual 5k run/walk and Kids Dash to help us provide exceptional care for every child. We look forward to seeing you there on Oct. 19, 2019.

pediatric device symposium panel


Children's National to Host Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium on Sept. 22

Come and listen to our experts discuss the latest insights from biohealth innovators and discover who will win the $150K device competition featuring NICU care.

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.

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