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Care for the Growing Population of Obese Children
According to the 2011 National Survey of Children’s Health, at least ten percent of children in 49 out of the 50 states are obese. And this number has only risen in the years since, putting millions of people at risk of developing adverse health conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, fatty liver disease, acid reflux, joint pain and more. The disease is particularly prevalent in Washington D.C., in which more than 50% of all adults and 20% of all children and adolescents are overweight or obese – some of the highest numbers across the country.
Eye Safety for Viewing a Solar Eclipse
On August 21, 2017, there will be a solar eclipse. People across the United States will fall under the path of this rare solar eclipse, and depending on their location, may witness a total solar eclipse. Eye safety is very important when viewing a solar eclipse. Without safe viewing and appropriate eye protection, permanent eye damage can occur. Eye experts at Children’s National have provided some vital information on what you can expect to see and how to view the eclipse safely.
|The Strongest Start for Kids Happens Here: #1 For Newborn Care Top 10 Overall |
Thanks to your partnership and support, Children’s National is once again ranked as one of the nation’s ten Best Children’s Hospitals, and a member of the U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Honor Roll.
| Children's National Welcomes Hematology and Sickle Cell Experts, Expands Team|
Joining Children’s National this summer, Suvankar Majumdar, M.D., will lead our blood disorders team as the Division Chief of Hematology. Andrew Campbell, M.D., will join the team as the Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Program, the largest such program in the Washington, D.C., area.
| Measles Diagnosis and Care: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know|
For providers who are not familiar with, or want to refresh learning on measles diagnosis and care, a Virtual Lunch and Learn will be presented at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday May 24 by Nada Harik.
Cardiology Moves to a New Location in Salisbury
To better serve pediatric patients and families on the Eastern Shore, Children’s National Cardiology services moved to a new, larger clinic space in April.
New Cardiac Surgery Experts Join Children's National
Children’s National Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Can Yerebakan, M.D., and Karthik Ramakrishnan, M.D., to our team of pediatric cardiac surgeons.
Maureen Monaghan, Ph.D., featured on Panel for SAMHSA National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
Dr. Monaghan participated in a panel emphasizing the integration of physical and mental health in the care of young patients.
Urgent Appointments for Fractures
We’ve blocked off time for urgent fracture appointments and created a separate phone line to address your concerns about your patients with fractures.
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Did you know we have a Spanish version of the website? You can direct Spanish-speaking patients here.
Children's National Hospital Grand Rounds are open to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, healthcare administrators, allied health professionals, researchers, and students in the Children's National community and the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area.
The 2016-2017 Hospital Grand Rounds season will begin on Wednesday, September 7. Learn more about upcoming Grand Rounds.
Cardiology Virtual Lunch and Learns
Children's National Heart Institute is pleased to introduce a quarterly Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinar series. These CME presentations will provide overviews of common pediatric heart diagnoses, how to identify and treat them, and when is best to refer patients to a subspecialist. We will be presenting these Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinars as part of our continued commitment to bring the latest, most relevant medical news to community providers.
- Sept. 22: Fetal Cardiology and Perinatal Management of the Neonate with Cardiovascular Disease
Neurosciences Virtual Lunch and Learn
Children's National Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine is pleased to introduce a Virtual Lunch and Learn Webinar series. These 30-minute presentations provide overviews of common pediatric neurological diagnoses, how to identify and treat them and when is best to refer patients to a subspecialist.
Topics in Fetal MedicineTopics in Fetal Medicine
is a monthly videoconference featuring subject matter experts from Children's National and elsewhere as they facilitate the discussion of compelling topics in the field of fetal and transitional medicine. Learn more about upcoming Topics in Fetal Medicine.
Children's National Alumni & Friends Reception - 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 6:30 p.m. | Moody Tongue Brewing Company, Chicago, IL
Pediatric Medical Society Meeting
The Central Southern Maryland Pediatric Medical Society is a is a physician forum–now 100 members strong and growing–that gives providers the opportunity to share and learn. Learn more about the Central Southern Maryland Pediatric Medical Society.
2017 Pediatric Neurology Update
The Children’s National Health System Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine is once again proud to host the 27th Annual Pediatric Neurology Update course. Register to attend now!
International Symposium on the Fetal Brain
Features a 360-degree review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, presented by a panel of world-renowned experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, fetal and neonatal neurology, and imaging. Register now!
27th Annual International Symposium on Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Geared to providing advanced education and collaborative opportunities for medical and allied cardiovascular professionals interested in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Register now!
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology for the Primary Care Provider
Pre-pubertal and adolescent girls experience a myriad of gynecologic problems. Most of these issues can be safely managed by primary care providers with specialty in pediatrics, family practice and gynecology. Pediatricians are often not comfortable with gynecologic problems and gynecologists are often not so with children. Register to attend now!View other events