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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.

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Five Innovators Share $150K Prize for Pioneering Pediatric Medical Devices

At the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation, the five winners presented medical devices that were designed to improve congenital heart disease care for pediatric patients.

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Rise and Shine

What to Do if Your Child Tests Positive for COVID-19

If your child has tested positive for COVID-19, you may wonder what steps you should be taking. Learn what you can do to protect your child and other household members, as well as when to stop home quarantine.

Her team is amazing and she is treated as a star. Children’s National Hospital has been a breath of fresh air.
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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.