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Children's National Celebrates Valentine's Day with Dr. Bear Bot

Dr. Bear Bot, a new robot who lives in the cardiac intensive care unit (cardiac ICU) at Children’s National Health System, was the main attraction at a robot-reveal party in which the robot's name was announced after being voted on by our patients. Dr. Bear Bot completed a 90-day test period in the tele-cardiac ICU at Children’s National, which started in September, and the bot now works as a virtual liaison to connect patients, attending nurses and physicians with Ricardo Munoz, M.D., executive director of the Telemedicine  (Virtual Care) Program and the division chief of critical cardiac care, and Alejandro Lopez-Magallon, M.D., a cardiologist and the associate medical director of the telemedicine program. 

Northern Virginia Magazine Releases its 2019 "Top Doctors" Rankings

The annual "Top Doctors" list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 59 Children’s National Health System care providers across 23 specialties. Nominations for Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of "Top Doctors" are generated by a peer survey and panels from eight local hospitals.

Trauma and Burn Center Receives Maryland Designation

The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) has recognized Children’s National as best equipped to share the volume of Maryland burn patients with Maryland’s in-state pediatric trauma center.

American College of Surgeons Verification Quality Improvement Program seal

Surgery Team Attains Prestigious Level 1 Verification

This distinction by the American College of Surgeons recognizes surgery centers whose quality improvement programs have measurably improved pediatric surgical quality, prevented complications, reduced costs and saved lives.

Continuing Education

Boris D. Lushniak, M.D., M.P.H., Dean, School of Public Health, University of Maryland

Children’s National hosts and participates in many continuing education events throughout the year for health care providers, including Grand Rounds, Virtual Lunch and Learns, conferences and symposiums.

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