Training the Next Generation of Providers
Our residencies and fellowships offer world-class education and experiences that ensure residents and fellows are equipped to improve child healthcare now and into the future.
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Education Focused on the Future
At Children's National Hospital, our internships, residency programs, fellowships, graduate medical education and continuing medical education offer providers ample opportunities to develop skills that will enable them to provide the best possible care to children. With more than 50 faculty members with a master’s degree in medical education, our faculty not only teaches, but also conducts research to develop the most innovative and effective teaching strategies.
In fact, our educators are consistently recognized for their excellence. Children's National has received national GME Accreditation from the Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education, reflecting our commitment to providing world-class training experience for pediatric residents. We teach clinicians how to improve child health through clinical care, education, advocacy and research.
Graduate Medical Education
Last year, we received submissions from 63% of all U.S. medical students and 67% of international medical students applying for pediatric residencies. We also teach 150 subspecialty fellows through our 30 nationally-recognized fellowship programs.
We offer opportunities for nurses to enhance professional development in nursing practice, education, administration and research aimed at improving patient care outcomes and patient safety.
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Career Advancement at Children's National
Our Office of Faculty Affairs assists individuals on their career paths at Children's National and with appointments at the George Washington University School of Medicine.
Education with the Global Health Initiative
The Global Health Initiative (GHI) at Children’s National Hospital addresses the health needs of children and adolescents in our global community through high-quality collaborative research and mutual education for domestic and international providers.
Continuing Education and Conferences
The Office of Continuing Medical Education provides opportunities for physicians and other pediatric healthcare professionals to enhance their practice of medicine and improve healthcare outcomes, from lectures and workshops to Hospital Grand Rounds and more.
Learn about the variety of research education opportunities at Children's National, from our training of international research fellows to education in genetic medicine, surgical innovation and more.
International Visitors Education Program
Children’s National Hospital frequently hosts visitors in several of our departments for clinical observership, research activities and medical education. Learn more about our clinical training programs.