Mission and Vision

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CRI Mission

Children’s Research Institute will conduct novel basic, translational, clinical, and community research and education programs within Children’s National Health System that improve the well-being of children throughout their lives.

Children's National Vision

  • To lead the nation in advancing the health and well-being of ALL children
  • To be a premier pediatric health system, with leadership in advocacy, research, education, and clinical care
  • To set the standard in delivering the highest quality care in ways that put the child at the center