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Rise and Shine

What You Need to Know About the Baby Formula Recall and Shortages

Due to a combination of an infant formula recall and supply chain issues, parents are currently experiencing a shortage of infant formula. Read more to learn what you can do to cope with the formula shortage.

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Children's National Gets Perfect Score in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI)

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s HEI evaluates health care facilities on policies dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees. Learn more about this achievement.

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We're Seeking Blood and Platelet Donations to Help Our Patients

Due to a national blood shortage, we are asking eligible donors to donate blood and platelets to help make a difference in our patients' lives during this critical time. Learn how you can donate.

I would like to tell the doctors that what they have done with my daughter is incredible, and I will never be able to fully repay them for their efforts.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Top 10 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care

For the fifth year in a row, 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.