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Race for Every Child

Race for Every Child

Registration for the 2017 Race for Every Child has now closed, but you can still help kids grow up stronger by making a gift online.

Costco Wholesale Pledge

Costco Wholesale pledges $25 Million to Children's National

Costco Wholesale has pledged $25 million to ensure that children in the Washington area will continue to have access to expert pediatric care.

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Registration has now closed, but you can still support the Race for Every Child by making a gift online. Your tax-free donation will expand access, improve care and help find cures for childhood diseases. Make a gift today and help even more children grow up stronger.

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Building on a 30-year relationship with Children’s National, Costco Wholesale has pledged $25 million to ensure that children in the Washington area will continue to have access to expert pediatric care.

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Why Children's National?
We're Recognized Experts in Pediatric Health

Among the Top 10 in the Nation

Ranked #1 for Babies and Top 10 Overall, Children’s National Health System Earns National Recognition in U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals Survey

US News Honor Roll

Children’s National is proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care in the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals survey and ranked among the Top 10 children’s hospitals overall. What makes us the best choice for care in the nation’s capital? Expertise that’s focused on children’s unique needs and support for every family.

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Regional Leaders in Care

Regional Leaders in Care

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Children's National Health System is recognized in the Washington, D.C., metro area for commitment to quality care, patient safety and supporting a healthy community. Learn about some of the accolades we've received. 

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Nationally Recognized for Quality and Safety

Children's National Health System Named a 2016 Leapfrog Group Top Hospital

Leapfrog Group 2016

Children’s National has been designated a Leapfrog Group 2016 Top Hospital, the only children’s hospital in the Northeastern United States to be named to this prestigious list and the only hospital recognized in Washington, D.C. Our dedication to quality and patient safety is second-to-none.  

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Excellence in Nursing

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

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Children’s National was once again designated a Magnet hospital in 2015.Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care.For our dedicated and skilled nurses, the honor means hard-earned recognition. For you and your family, it means peace of mind.

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One of 100 Great Hospitals in America

Children's National Named One of the 100 Great Hospitals in America

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Children’s National Health System was the only Washington, D.C., hospital named to Becker’s Hospital Review 100 Great Hospitals in America for the second consecutive year.

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Leaders in Research

Research & Education

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Home to the Children’s Research Institute (CRI) and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions.

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