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One in four kids tested positive, with minorities impacted at higher rate.
Joelle Simpson, M.D., an emergency room physician, became the first Children's National Hospital frontline worker to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, marking the start of a process to vaccinate staff members throughout the organization.
Children's National Hospital has been designated a Magnet® hospital for the third time in a row.
The annual tradition continued as First Lady Melania Trump visited Children's National Hospital to spread holiday cheer to patients, families and staff.
Anxiety in gestating mothers appears to affect the course of brain development in their fetuses, changing neural connectivity in the womb, a new study suggests. The findings could help explain longstanding links between maternal anxiety and neurodevelopmental disorders in their children and suggests an urgent need for interventions to diagnose and decrease maternal stress.
Children’s National Hospital was named Hospital of the Year by Mended Little Hearts, one of the top organizations in the U.S. for patients with congenital heart disease and their families.
Children’s National Hospital performed the first surgical use of breakthrough medical imaging technology designed specifically for kids. The innovation, insta-3D™ imaging from company nView medical, is designed to make 3D images available in the operating room quickly and safely. The 3D images provide surgeons with better visualization, allowing them to continue improving patient care and outcomes.
Black and Hispanic adolescents are significantly more likely to die from shootings related to police intervention compared to non-Hispanic white adolescents, a recent Pediatrics study led by Dr. Monika Goyal finds.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) awarded Matt MacVey, vice president and chief information officer, and Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO, both of Children’s National Hospital, its 2020 Transformational Leadership Award.
In one of the first theory-guided nationally representative studies to identify which adolescent e-cigarette users are at most risk of progressing to cigarette smoking, researchers found that e-cigarettes can be a ‘gateway’ to conventional cigarette smoking for teens who had no prior intention to smoke.