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Washingtonian Magazine Releases its 2018 'Top Doctors' Rankings

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.

Lab Services Now Available in Howard County

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. 

Dr. Alexis Bakos of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health speaking at sickle cell educational event at Children's National

Children’s National Hosts Sickle Cell Disease Educational Event

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.

Andrew Dauber

Childrens National Names Andrew Dauber Chief of Endocrinology

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.

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Washington Adult Congenital Heart Program earns accreditation

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.

New study reveals widespread use of dietary supplements in children with Down syndrome

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.

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Becker’s Healthcare names Children’s National to its list of 2018 “100 great hospitals in America”

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.

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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