What patients and families need to know
Patients from around the Washington, DC, region, the nation, and world seek our expertise and innovation in pediatric care. Children’s National Health System consists of a community-based pediatric network, eight regional outpatient centers, an ambulatory surgery center, two emergency rooms, an acute care hospital, and collaborations throughout the region.
Located on Michigan Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C., our 323-bed facility houses physicians practicing over 42 pediatric subspecialties. A leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury, the nationally and internationally recognized staff of pediatric healthcare professionals at Children's National delivers sophisticated care to thousands of families throughout the region and around the world.
Lucy Burrell's Story
She didn't have a medical degree, but when the young administrative assistant who started at Children's National right out of high school stepped into the position as coordinator for Children's National neonatal database, her world opened up.
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