Our Blogs

Children’s National maintains several blogs to keep families and staff updated on topics related to pediatric health, innovation, and careers in pediatric healthcare, with insight from our experts. We welcome and encourage you to comment on our blog posts, but ask that you please abide by our online participation guidelines to promote respectful discussions.

Rise and Shine

We've replaced our parenting blog with a new website called Rise and Shine! Whether you’re looking for general information related to your child’s health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, Rise and Shine offers trusted advice from the pediatric experts at Children’s National. So check out Rise and Shine, share it with your friends and family, and don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter!

Innovation District

Learn about the latest pediatric research and clinical innovations from Children’s National in our Innovation District blog.

Children’s Insider Blog

In addition to featuring inspiring stories of care, innovation, and community that highlight the impact of philanthropy on the hospital and its patients, the Children’s Insider Blog shares the latest news and happenings at Children’s National.

Pediatric Career Blog

If you’re on your way to, or thinking about a pediatric career, this blog is for you! Terry Kind, MD, MPH, answers common questions about pediatric careers and provides guidance and practical tips for medical students and residents as they navigate their way towards a pediatric career.

Surgery Innovation Blog

This blog features news and updates from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National. The Institute researches and develops new treatments, devices, and other innovative approaches to improve children’s health across several areas of focus including: pain medicine, personalized medicine/systems biology, immunology, and bioengineering.

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