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Innovation District houses the latest and greatest in pediatric research and clinical innovations from Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C., with scientists, physicians and other health professionals around the world. The Innovation District content team blends expertise in medicine, heath communications, and content creation to highlight research, advancements, and other news across 15 specialties. Children’s doctors are frequent contributors to the Perspectives blog.

About Children’s National Health System
Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our hospital as the #6 pediatric hospital nationally. We’re proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have four additional specialties ranked in the top 10.
  • Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, our pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers.
  • Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions.

Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit ChildrensNational.org, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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