$250 could help Children’s National purchase: Two specialty incubator covers to protect a premature baby’s developing eyes and brain from unwanted noise and light. Or, 16 Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head dolls for children to play with while receiving infusions.
Before you go to bed tonight, Children's National will have had more than 230 emergency room visits for the day. Children's National is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding children's hospital in the region. Serving the nation's children for 140 years, Children's National is there for any family during their time of need. We care for every child as if he or she is our own. Without exception. Children's National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.
Children's National's internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Serving as an advocate for all children, Children's is the largest non-governmental provider of pediatric care in the District of Columbia, providing more than $80 million in uncompensated care. In addition, Children's serves as the regional referral center for pediatric emergency, trauma, cancer, cardiac and critical care as well as neonatology, orthopedic surgery, neurology, and neurosurgery.
In addition to the main hospital, Children's National has eight outpatient locations and an affiliated private practice that provides specialty care around the region. Children's National also has numerous programs focused on school health series, mobile health services, community partnerships, and safety campaigns.
Children's National is proudly ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. Children's National also has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve.
Not only do we treat local children, we also provide care for children around the world through our international programs. In 2015 alone, we had more than 100 international partnerships in 14 countries worldwide.
Your support helps us ensure long, healthy lives for children everywhere. We are recruiting the best and brightest faculty, expanding our programs, and updating our facilities to provide the most innovative care for our patients. With your help, we can conquer childhood disease and illness.