Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC is ranked No. 7 on the Best Children’s Honor Roll. It is nationally ranked in 10 pediatric specialties. It is a children’s general medical and surgical facility. It is a teaching hospital. Established in 1870, Children’s National Hospital was among the first children’s hospitals in the U.S. Its main campus is located in northwest Washington, D.C., and its health system has primary care practices, outpatient care centers and other facilities throughout the capital region. The pediatrics departments for George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Howard University College of Medicine are based at Children’s National. Children’s National also partners with a number of area hospitals. For example, its neonatology division works with neonatal intensive care units in several community hospitals. At the Children’s National Research Institute, faculty members and staff investigate how to help prevent and treat childhood illnesses. One of the institute’s specialty research centers is the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, which aims to improve pediatric surgery. The Bear Institute for Health Innovation uses health information technology to find ways to improve care. Children’s National is involved in several partnerships aimed at promoting public health in and around Washington, D.C. For example, through its mobile health program, Children’s National provides medical and dental care to kids living in the nation’s capital. In 1987, the hospital created Safe Kids Worldwide, which aims to reduce the number of accidental deaths – like burns, falls or drownings – among children.