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Medical Education at Childrens National

Children’s National Hospital is the main training site for more than 1,500 medical students, residents and clinical fellows every year. Our primary medical school partners are the George Washington University School of Medicine and the Howard University College of Medicine. Local hospital partners sending us residents and fellows include GW University Hospital, MedStar Georgetown Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Howard University Hospital. Here is an overview of medical education at Children’s National.

Diversity and Inclusion in Training

With the support of our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program, Children’s National is committed to training the diverse pediatric workforce necessary to meet the needs of the increasingly diverse faces of our patients and families. This commitment includes the Minority Senior Scholars Program (MSSP) which ensures that top medical students from backgrounds under-represented in medicine (URM) have access to a sponsored and mentored experience at Children’s National early in their fourth year. This commitment has generated an impressive evolution of the proportion of the interns entering our pediatric residency each year who are from backgrounds URM (self-defined as African American, Latinx or both).

Please review these Guidelines from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences for the Use of Racial, Ethnic and Other Terms When Teaching.

Professional Development Opportunities