Little Rosemary wants to be a chef when she grows up. Thanks to a rare cardiac reversal surgery performed by Dr. Richard Jonas, she’ll be able to follow that dream. Check out her special ❤ story from WUSA 9:

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Miracles and medicine working together for Maryland girl

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ICYMI, Olivia shared her ❤ story with a room full of hundreds of corporate sponsors. She told the audience about what it was like to meet her donor family and shared what she wants to be when she grows up. Click to watch!
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Join us live as 12 year old Olivia... - Children's National Medical Center | Facebook

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Dr. David Schidlow is dedicated to improving the quality of care for kids around the world through his participation in the International Quality Improvement Collaborative (IQIC) for Congenital Heart Surgery in Developing World Countries. IQIC works to decrease mortality and major complications for children undergoing heart surgery in developing world settings with limited resources.

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David Schidlow - Provider Spotlight - Children's National Health System

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Did you know that fainting is also called syncope, and that some faints are triggered by urination and even brushing your hair? Dr. Libby Sherwin shares tips on how to prevent fainting spells and when they may indicate a more serious problem in this blog post.

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Fainting: When to Worry - Children's National Health System

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Chris went into cardiac arrest during field day at school and it changed his life forever. Learn what his recovery and life has been like since that day in this Facebook Live featuring Chris and his cardiologist, Dr. Berul. Thank you for sharing your inspiring story with us, Chris! #HeartMonth
Have you ever wondered what happens during cardiac arrest? Tune in tomorrow morning at 8 am as we chat with Dr. Charles Berul and his patient Chris! We’re covering signs and symptoms, and what happened to Chris after he went into cardiac arrest at school.❤

If you can’t tune in, leave your questions for Chris and Dr. Berul here in the comments and we will ask for you! #HeartMonth
Minutes after Chip was born, he changed from a healthy pink to a grayish color. Chip’s doctors diagnosed him with transposition of the great arties (TGA), also known as “blue-baby syndrome,” where arteries in the heart are attached in the wrong places. The Cardiac ICU team at Children’s National worked quickly and the cardiac surgery team performed open-heart surgery to save his life. His...
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Chip's Story - Children's National Health System

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Father of four little girls, Dr. Harahsheh treats his patients as if they were his own children and believes that #StrongerIs “treating your children like ours with love, passion, respect and integrity.” ❤
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Minutes after Chip was born, he changed from a healthy pink to a grayish color. Chip’s doctors diagnosed him with transposition of the great arties (TGA), also known as “blue-baby syndrome,” where arteries in the heart are attached in the wrong places. The Cardiac ICU team at Children’s National worked quickly and the cardiac surgery team performed open-heart surgery to save his life. His...
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Chip's Story - Children's National Health System

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This Black History Month, Dr. Denice Cora-Bramble reminds us that “children, all children, are our most precious resource. They stand on our shoulders and rely on us to be their healers, comforters and advocates. Along the way, they teach us that the color of their skin does not determine the bounty of kindness and compassion in their hearts.” Dr. Cora-Bramble is the Chief Medical Officer and...
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During the winter months, it’s important to take precautions to keep your little ones safe in cold temperatures. Save these 7 tips from Dr. Ellie Hamburger to keep your kids safe in the winter weather! Check out it out here:

Seven questions parents ask about winter safety

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Take a virtual ride in our helicopter as we celebrate National Transport Recognition Day with this incredible virtual reality experience! The Division of Transport Medicine at Children’s National works tirelessly to make sure that thousands of patients each year get to Children’s safely to receive the care they need. From the initial phone call to transit and delivery, the team is equipped to...
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Join us live as 12 year old Olivia shares her ❤ story with a room full of fundraising partners from Marriott, Rite Aid, Costco and more at the @Children's Miracle Network Mega Fundraising Kickoff Event! #HeartMonth
In a new op-ed published in today’s Washington Post, Children’s National President & CEO Dr. Kurt Newman makes the case that we need a national health plan just for kids. “With all eyes focused on the nation’s health-care system, our leaders have an opportunity to put the health and future of America’s children first,” he writes. Read Dr. Newman’s full op-ed to learn more about why now is the...
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Opinion | We created Medicare for the elderly. Why not do the same for children?

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We're live with artist Demont Peekaso Pinder as he paints a special Valentine's Day gift for Children's National! Follow along to see the finished masterpiece! #HeartMonth
From our hearts to yours, we hope that all of our patients, families, providers and staff have a lovely Valentine’s Day!

We will be celebrating with an arts and crafts party. Join in on the fun at 2pm in the Seacrest Studios!
Tomorrow is #ValentinesDay and that means there’s only ONE day left to send sweet ecards to patients at Children’s National who will be spending their Valentine’s Day in the hospital. It takes less than a minute to make someone smile! Click here to send your love today: ❤ #HeartMonth

Send a Valentine to Kids at Children's National

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Ashleigh is a dedicated nurse manager in the Cardiac ICU and says that #StrongerIs caring for each unique heart, one myocyte at a time. Thank you, Ashleigh, for your tireless dedication to patients at Children’s National! ❤ #HeartMonth
Don’t forget! #ValentinesDay is only three days away and you still have time to send a sweet #Valentine to patients at Children’s National. In honor of #HeartMonth, click here and share the love! ❤

Send a Valentine to Kids at Children's National

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Hear Chris Van Hollen, Jr. the U.S. Senator from Maryland talk about the importance of health care coverage for kids after a meeting with our CEO and President, Dr. Kurt Newman. Thanks to Senator Van Hollen for advocating for kids health.

Senator Van Hollen

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