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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.

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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.

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Health Care Providers Volunteer To Vaccinate Public School Workers

After weeks of planning and coordination, Children's National Hospital health care providers administered 1,750 vaccine doses to D.C. public school workers in one day. (NPR)

Stella’s surgeon recommended international expert Marc Levitt, M.D., and his team for the surgery, due to his vast experience in repairing challenging cases like Stella’s.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Top 10 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care

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.