Our magazine looks behind the scenes at Children’s National Hospital. Hear from our pediatric leaders and patients who believe in healthy futures. See how generous philanthropy makes them possible!

Get to Know Children's National President & CEO, Michelle Riley-Brown

DeAnn Marshall and Michelle Riley-Brown pose for a photo during an interview.

Michelle Riley-Brown, MHA, FACHE, joined Children's National in July. She shares her inspiration and goals with Foundation President DeAnn Marshall, as she leads the institution into the future.

Joy in the Bunny Mellon Healing Garden

Teen patients gather in the Bunny Mellon Healing Garden at Children's National Hospital

Teen patients celebrated a special evening together, thanks to the Dunkin' Prom Program.

Race for Every Child 2023

Children participate in the Race for Every Child fundraiser event in Washington, D.C.

Our community came together for the 11th annual 5k walk/run and Kids Dash on Oct. 21. Together, we raised more than $1.5 million for world-class care and research at Children's National.


Fund for Every Child

Gifts to this fund ensure world-class care for every patient. They allow us to pursue new opportunities and respond to unexpected challenges. See how the fund helps us deliver our best when our community needs us most.

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An elementary school aged Black female patient smiles in the hallway at Children't National.
When I walk in the hospital and see those balloons in the atrium,
I know it's a special place. I feel safe there.


Children's National patient