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Nurse Achievements and Recognition

U.S. News Honor Roll Badge

We're Top 10 Again and #1 in Neonatology

Children's National Hospital is proud to be named one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals nationally by U.S. News & World Report. We are ranked #1 in neonatology and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.



Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Children’s National was once again designated a Magnet® hospital in 2015. Only 3% of Magnet hospitals nationwide earn redesignation after achieving an initial designation for excellence in nursing and patient care. For our dedicated and skilled nurses, the honor means hard-earned recognition. The Magnet redesignation process occurs every four years.


Leapfrog 2018 award 

We’re Nationally Recognized for Quality & Safety

Children’s National has been designated a Leapfrog Group 2018 Top Hospital thanks to the diligence and skill of our care team. We have been named to this list 10 times – more than any other pediatric hospital since 2007.



We’re Honored to Help Our Nurses Grow 

Children’s National recently earned the Helios HR Apollo Award for Mentoring and Coaching, recognizing our nursing team’s emphasis on talent development. We deeply value our nurses and support them with the coaching and mentorship they need to advance not just their careers, but the future of children’s health care.