Awards and Recognition
From top ranking by U.S. News & World Report to local awards for supporting a healthy community, Children’s National Hospital consistently earns industry accolades and recognition.
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. Additionally, Children's National is ranked #1 in neonatology and is Magnet®-designated for excellence in nursing.
Washington Parent Award
We are proud to be the winner in the Washington Parent Picks for 2021 Hospital and Urgent Care Facilities category, voted on by parents in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Children's Receives AAHRPP Accreditation
Children’s has earned AAHRPP accreditation, which indicates that our organization follows rigorous standards for the ethics, quality and protection of human subjects.
Excellence in Nursing
We're among an elite group to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital—its highest recognition.
Level 1 Surgery Verification
Children's National has attained Level 1 Surgery Verification from the American College of Surgeons, a distinction that recognizes surgery centers that have improved surgical quality, prevented complications, reduced costs and saved lives.
Leaders in NIH Research Funding
Children’s National ranks #7 among pediatric institutions for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. More than 70% of our overall research funding comes from federal agencies.