What patients and families need to know
Our specialists and researches gave over two dozen presentations to other pediatricians and health care professionals from around the world during the four-day conference dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children worldwide.
Children’s National physicians continue to earn accolades from their peers in a wide arrange of pediatric health care specialties, including 57 of our doctors in 24 specialties named to Washingtonian magazine's 2018 'Top Doctors' list. The list recognizes the region’s best doctors as nominated by other physicians in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
The Howard County Outpatient Center now offers convenient laboratory services, including phlebotomy and point-of-care testing, complementing an array of specialty care services available at this Children's National location.
Families and staff from Children's National Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program gathered for an educational event at our main campus that included presentations from various government and advocacy organizations, sharing knowledge and experiences about the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States.
Our new chief is expected to build on the success of Children's National nationally-ranked endocrinology and diabetes division to grow a robust endocrinology research program here. Dr. Dauber honed his expertise leading teams at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Boston Children's Hospital.
In recognition of its expertise in serving adults with congenital heart disease (CHD), structural heart conditions present at birth, the Washington Adult Congenital Heart (WACH) program received accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA), a nationwide organization focused on connecting patients, family members and health care providers to form a community of support and a network of experts with knowledge of CHD.
The survey finds nearly half of 1,167 respondents – 49 percent – have given or currently give dietary supplements to their children in an effort to improve health and development. On average, children receive three of the more than 150 supplements reported, with nearly 30 percent of users beginning supplementation before the child’s first birthday.
Children’s National was named the No. 5 children’s hospital in the country on the U.S. News & World Report 2018-19 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll. Additionally, our Neonatology division was ranked No. 1 in the country for the second straight year and we ranked in the Top 10 for six additional specialties.
Children’s National Health System has been named to the 2018 Becker’s Healthcare list of “100 great hospitals in America” for the third consecutive year. Children’s National is one of 11 pediatric hospitals named to this year’s list, which features hospitals that have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff member and physician satisfaction.
Children's National has established a physician access line to ensure our specialists are available to you.
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