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Areas of Focus

Children’s National is committed to providing high-quality education for future pediatric providers and specialists. 

We provide a world-class education and training to pediatric residents in a nurturing environment in order to improve child health from a local, regional, national and global perspective through clinical care, education, advocacy and research.

Included in our residency programs are the opportunity to a focus on research, advocacy, community health and global health, which are detailed below.

Educational Opportunities

We place the highest priority on resident education, with a multitude of conferences and educational opportunities including Grand Rounds, Night Team Teaching and a Chief Lectures Series.

Research Opportunities

A leader in preeminent research, Children's National offers residents hands-on experience discovering new therapies that improve the quality of life and outcomes for children. 

Global Health Curriculum

The curriculum equips residents to provide compassionate care both in areas with limited resources in the United States and abroad.

Residents as Teachers

Our pediatric residency training program strives to educate residents in the knowledge, skills and art of being an effective teacher.

Advocacy at Children's National

One of the many advantages of our location is the convergence of several child advocacy organizations in the nation’s capital.