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Innovation District houses the latest and greatest in pediatric research and clinical innovations from Children’s National Hospital 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 Hospital
Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., has been serving the nation’s children since 1870.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Children’s National as one of the top 10 pediatric hospital in the U.S. We’re proud to be named #1 for newborn care and have seven additional specialties ranked in the top 10.
  • Children’s National was also named to the 2020 Becker’s Hospital Review list of 100 Great Hospitals in America, and we are among an elite group to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital—its highest recognition.
  • 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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