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About Us

Our Vision & Mission

Our Mission

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

Our 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.
Drs. Gallo and Batshaw

We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists, engineers, nurses and physicians dedicated to improving the well-being of children throughout their lifespan.

Our Directors

Support Our Research

Philanthropy changes lives. This ambitious endeavor to improve children’s health requires the commitment of many partnerships. This includes city and corporate leaders and those willing to invest in the future we envision together.