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Children's Capitol Connections

Children's Capitol Connections is a quarterly newsletter targeted to key audiences on Capitol Hill – elected officials, committees and staff – interested in pediatric health issues. Written by staff in the Department of Government and External Affairs at Children’s National, Capitol Connections provides timely and informative news and updates about Children’s National’s world class pediatric care and groundbreaking research.

The Fall 2009 issue features:
  • Kids Need Specialized Care in Hospital Emergency Departments
  • Study Highlights Ongoing Pediatric Health Care Needs in the Nation’s Capital
  • Giving Back: Children's Community Benefit Tops $102 Million

The Summer 2009 issue features:

  • NFL’s Bobby Engram on Hill June 18th to Tackle Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease 101
  • Children’s Capitol Hill Blood Drive Scheduled June 18 – Register Today!

The Spring/Summer 2009 issue features:
  • Children's National Receives National Health Care Award
  • Children's National Expands NICU Facilities
  • Childhood Obesity Campaign Recognized by Surgeon General
  • Children's Pioneering Electronic Medical Records System

The Spring 2009 issue features:
  • First Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy In Sight
  • Children's Research Institute Expands
  • Children's National Opens Two New Operating Rooms
  • Children's National Named LeapFrog Top Hospital for Quality, Safety

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