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We're #5 in the Nation!
#1 for Newborn Care
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Happening now at Children's National Hospital
The nation’s #1 ranked neonatologists from Children’s National Hospital are now providing care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Howard University Hospital. Read more about this partnership.
The annual 5k run/walk and Kids Dash will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15. Join us in person at Freedom Plaza or virtually from wherever you are.
Rise and Shine
The CDC recently issued a health advisory for a common childhood virus called parechovirus after receiving reports of infections in newborns and young infants across the U.S. Learn how you can protect your child.
Recognized experts in pediatric health
Ranked #5 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care
Children's National is ranked #5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We're ranked #1 for newborns in the United States and we're the best pediatric hospital for neurology and neurosurgery in the Mid-Atlantic.
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.
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.