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Mended Little Hearts Hospital of the Year awarded to Children's National Hospital

The hospital is recognized with the award for its efforts to empower Mended Little Hearts volunteers and make it possible for the group to provide peer support and education to children and adults with congenital heart disease, their families and the surrounding communities. Mended Little Hearts is one of the top organizations in the U.S. for patients with congenital heart disease and their families.

November Pediatric Partner Announcements

In this update, you'll learn about an important change to our provider portal, what's happening with psychology programs at Takoma Theatre and see how many children our new Division of Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery has helped in its first year.

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.