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BearNet is a legislative advocacy network that connects you with the issues Children's supports, and offers quick, easy access to legislators working on the issues. Read about the BearNet's past success stories in BearNet News:

The Winter 2011 issue features: 

  • 112th Congress Convenes
  • Health Care Reform
  • President Proposes to Eliminate Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program 
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Bearings is an e-newsletter published quarterly and distributed to Maryland state legislators and their staff. Written by staff in the Department of Government and External Affairs at Children’s National, it covers the many ways in which the hospital is active in Maryland communities. From highlighting the hospital’s role as a major provider of pediatric care to Maryland’s children and families to featuring health policy initiatives impacting children today, Bearings is an important informational resource for Maryland’s elected officials.

The Winter 2011 issue features:

  • Children’s National Environmental Health Experts Highlight Issues Impacting Kids
  • Children′s National Named to the 2010 Leapfrog Group Best Hospitals List
  • Children's National Receives Nation’s First NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award Given to a Children's Hospital
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Children's Capitol Connections is a quarterly newsletter targeted to key audiences on Capitol Hill – elected officials, committees and staff – interested in pediatric health issues. Written by staff in the Department of Government and External Affairs at Children’s National, Capitol Connections provides timely and informative news and updates about Children’s National’s world class pediatric care and groundbreaking research.

The Fall 2009 issue features:
  • Kids Need Specialized Care in Hospital Emergency Departments
  • Study Highlights Ongoing Pediatric Health Care Needs in the Nation’s Capital
  • Giving Back: Children's Community Benefit Tops $102 Million
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