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Coronavirus Update: What patients and families need to know

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Rise and Shine

Talking to Kids About Racism and Inequality and What You Can Do to Make a Difference

With racial inequality, anger, anxiety and distress at the forefront of our nation’s attention, talking to your kids about racism is more important than ever. Discover how you can engage and learn with your child.

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Children’s National Creates a Community Network to Address Racial Health Disparities for Families

The Clark Parent & Child Network pairs clinical innovation with community partnerships to support underserved pregnant and postpartum women and children up to age 3, with a focus on mental health.



Help Children's National Hospital Respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The spread of coronavirus requires immediate action. We're working around the clock to keep young people and their families healthy. Help us meet these urgent demands through your philanthropic support.

They not only held our hands throughout... Dr. Dávila and his team went above and beyond being clinical doctors.
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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.