Skip to main content Skip to navigation
We care about your privacy. Read about your rights and how we protect your data. Get Details

Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Physician News

Latest News

Magnet Recognition Program

Learn how you can provide comments as part of Children's National application for re-designation as a Magnet organization.

Study Finds Surprisingly Little Difference in Hospitalization Rates Between Children with COVID-19 and Those with Seasonal Flu

A new Children's National study — detailed in the article “Comparison of Clinical Features of US Children With COVID-19 vs Seasonal Influenza A and B” in JAMA Network Open — showed no statistically significant differences in the rates of hospitalization, admission to the intensive care unit and mechanical ventilator use between COVID-19 and flu patients.

Children’s National Hospital ranked a top 10 children’s hospital and No. 1 in newborn care nationally by U.S. News for fourth year in a row

Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C., was ranked No. 7 nationally in the U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings. This marks the fourth straight year Children’s National has made the list, which ranks the top 10 children’s hospitals nationwide. In addition, its neonatology program, which provides newborn intensive care, ranked No.1 among all children’s hospitals for the fourth year in a row.

Marc Levitt, M.D.

Premier Pediatric Colorectal Program Opens Doors at Children's National Hospital

The program is the first in the mid-Atlantic region to fully integrate surgery, urology, gynecology and gastroenterology into one cohesive program for children. It is led by Children's National colorectal and pelvic reconstructive surgeon Marc Levitt, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in the surgical care and treatment of pediatric colorectal disorders. 

Washingtonian 2019 cover

Washingtonian Magazine Releases its 2019 'Top Doctors' Rankings

Children's National Hospital physicians continue to earn accolades from their peers in a wide array of pediatric health care specialties, with 65 of our doctors - across 26 specialties - named to Washingtonian magazine's 2019 'Top Doctors' list.

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.

Learn more