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Children's National Health System

Serving the nation’s children for 145 years, Children’s National is the only health system designed just for kids in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

 A recognized leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for pediatric illness and injury, Children’s National cares for children from throughout the region, nation and over 40 countries around the world. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, it is ranked sixth in the nation in NIH funding for pediatric institutions. Children’s National also serves as a leading advocate for children’s health issues and provides over $80 Million annually in uncompensated care to children whose families cannot afford to pay for treatment.

Safe Kids is an integral part of the Children's National Health System, which started Safe Kids Worldwide with support from founding partner Johnson & Johnson. Children and families are at the core of what we do and Safe Kids continues to lead the way with an innovative and imaginative approach. Their work is changing the country and the world in terms of how children are cared for and kept safe.

 – Kurt D. Newman, MD, President and CEO, Children’s National Health System

Children’s National is ranked among the 10 best pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and has received Magnet designation by the ANCC.

Safe Kids Worldwide is a separate 501(c)(3) (EIN 52-1627574) and an affiliate of Children's National Health System.

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