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Nurses at Children's National Earn the Highest Honor for Excellence in Patient Care

For the third time, we received the Magnet designation for demonstrating the highest standards in nursing. We're proud of our nurses and the outstanding care they provide for the children in our community.

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Northern Virginia Magazine Names 95 Children’s National Physicians "Top Doctors"

The magazine’s annual "Top Doctors" list, featuring the region’s best care providers, named 95 Children’s National Hospital physicians from 27 specialties. "Top Doctors" are nominated by their peers from local hospitals.

Joelle Simpson, M.D., receiving COVID-19 vaccine


COVID-19 Vaccine Given to First Wave of Staff at Children's National Hospital

Joelle Simpson, M.D., an emergency room physician, became the first Children's National frontline worker to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, marking the start of our process to vaccinate staff members throughout the organization.

It just feels great having us all under one roof and I finally feel like I got my family back.
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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.