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About Graduate Medical Education

Children's National Hospital building with sign.

The Children’s National Hospital mission for medical education is to support the highest standard of excellence in caring for children by preparing pediatric caregivers, both within and beyond our walls, to practice outstanding pediatric medicine in the 21st century. We are strongly committed to training the diverse pediatric clinical workforce necessary to meet the increasingly diverse faces of children and families.

Children’s National offers graduate medical education in for the form of residency and clinical fellowships in a variety of pediatric specialties. Our training is backed by a committed group of faculty educators and cutting-edge mentorship in research, advocacy, and quality and safety. 

Sponsoring Institution

Children’s National Hospital, a non-profit academic health center governed by a community board, is the only free-standing health care facility exclusively for children in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan area. Children’s National serves as the regional referral center for pediatric emergency, trauma, cancer, cardiac and critical care as well as neonatology, orthopaedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery. Its internationally recognized team of pediatric professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year. Children’s National recently opened a new 200-bed patient tower, and inpatient medical records are fully electronic with plans for phase-in of outpatient records in the near future. 

Location & Hours of Operation

Children's National Hospital
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
3.5 West Wing, Suite 600
Washington, DC, 20010

Email: GME@childrensnational.org
Phone: 202-476-5694
Fax: 202-476-4741
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Verification of Training
Email: GMEVerifications@childrensnational.org
Phone: 202-476-6532
Fax: 202-476-4741