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Happening now at Children's National Hospital
After federal authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months through 4 years old, Children’s National Hospital began vaccinating patients in the Washington, D.C., region.
Rise and Shine
Talking to your kids about school shootings can be hard, but it’s important to be open to discussion about tragic events. Learn how you can have age-appropriate conversations about this difficult topic with your child.
Rise and Shine
Due to a combination of a baby formula recall and supply chain issues, parents are currently experiencing a shortage of baby formula. Read more to learn what you can do to cope with the formula shortage.
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.