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Children's National facility dog Sprout, made possible by the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation, comforts a patient

Sprout Works Like a Dog to Comfort Kids

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Sprout, our newest facility dog at Children’s National, recently joined the team thanks to a gift from the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable organization powered by Dunkin’ and the generosity of its franchisees, partners, team members and guests. From comforting snuggles to specialized care, see what all he does for Children's National patients - all in a day's work.

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Children's National nurse cares for patient

Celebrating Nurses Week 2022

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
With clinical skill and compassionate care, our nurses put patients and families at the heart of all they do. 

Hear from patient families (and nurses themselves!) about the enormous impact made by this incredible group.

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Dr. Yele Aluko serves on the Children's National Corporate Advisory Council

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Yele Aluko

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Meet Yele Aluko, MD, MBA, of Ernst & Young (EY). Dr. Aluko spent 25 years practicing cardiology and now serves as Chief Medical Officer at EY. He's deeply committed to reducing health inequity and disparity and brings that passion to the Children's National Corporate Advisory Council.

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John Martinez

Corporate Partner Spotlight: John Martinez

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Inspired by his son’s care at Children's National, John Martinez of GE Aviation hosts personal fundraisers and serves on our Corporate Advisory Council and as the Chair of the White Hat Gala. He says the most rewarding part of working with Children’s National is seeing his children giving back now too.

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Children's National aims to change the trajectory of the pediatric mental health care crisis.

Caring for Kids in Crisis

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

This week’s cover story in The Washington Post Magazine highlighted the children’s mental health crisis. The piece featured several Children's National leaders in pediatric mental health who shared their insight about the pediatric mental health crisis and its impact on local kids. Author Judith Warner says, "The pandemic hasn’t created a children’s mental health crisis out of nowhere; rather, it’s shone a spotlight on a catastrophe that has been hiding in plain sight for a very long time."

Read the article and learn more about our vision to transform pediatric mental health care across our community.


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