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Facts about Children's National Hospital
Our vital stats should help you understand the scope of our regional health system and the positive impact of what we do.
View our FY2021 Children's National Hospital At a Glance for some quick insights.
Children's National saw 246,124 patients, primarily from Maryland.
- Patients from Maryland: 58%
- Patients from Washington, D.C.: 22%
- Patients from Virginia: 17%
- Patients from other areas: 3%
214 patients from 35 countries around the world sought care at Children's National through the Global Services program.
Last year, we performed:
- 537,412 outpatient visits
- 16,960 surgeries
- 129,932 diagnostic imaging procedures
- 1,280,701 lab tests
- Children's National employs 1,602 nurses and 720 physicians (including faculty and clinical associates).
- At Children's National, we provide pediatric training to residents, fellows and other graduate trainees each year.
- More than 3006 hours of service were donated by 331 volunteers.
We’re working on 1,500+ active clinical research projects at Children's National.
More than 77% of Children's National research funding comes from federal agencies, including 70% from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Children’s researchers are investigating a multitude of pediatric diseases and novel treatments through our Institutes, Centers and Offices:
- Center for Cancer and Immunology Research
- Center for Genetic Medicine Research
- Center for Neuroscience Research
- Center for Translational Sciences
- Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National
- Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
- Office of Academic Affairs
- Office of Medical Education
Children's National graduate medical education (GME) office provided clinical training to 120 pediatric residents, 8 dentistry residents, 12 child neurology residents and 154 fellows, in addition to providing core pediatric training to 892 rotating GME trainees from the region's hospitals.
Every year, pediatric training is provided for approximately:
- 275 third-year medical students from George Washington University (GW)
- 142 third-year medical students from Howard University
- 292 fourth-year medical students from GW and other medical schools