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


Register Today for the 2019 Children's National Race for Every Child

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 in Washington, D.C.

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Children's National to Launch JLABS @ Washington, DC

Located at the new Children's National Research and Innovation Campus, this facility is critical to accelerating potential discoveries into new treatments.

An artistic rendering from Elkus Manfredi Architects of the Children's National Research and Innovation Campus.


Children's National Receives $30 Million for New Research and Innovation Campus

This donation from longstanding partner the United Arab Emirates will help drive pediatric discoveries that save and improve the lives of children everywhere.

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 #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.