Mrs. Trump toured part of the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s National Health System on Thursday and met with families and children treated there.
Construction has begun on Children’s National Health System’s new Research and Innovation campus at the former Walter Reed Medical Center campus in Northwest D.C.
Julia Rueger was born in Bethesda, Maryland, with a congenital heart defect called hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means the left side of her heart didn’t develop. Her doctor thought her chances of survival were 50-50. Months later, and after three open-heart surgeries, the baby girl is thriving. See photos.
The new center will provide a broad range of specialty medical services, including cardiology, neurology, genetics, allergy, sports medicine and orthopedics. It also will have outpatient surgery, MRI and rehabilitation services.
The process is curing cases of childhood leukemia by altering children’s immune system T cells so they can recognize and kill cancer cells.
Dr. Kurt Newman has been fighting on the front lines of pediatric medicine for the last 30 years. He’s seen how far advances have come, and discusses what’s needed in the future to treat our children.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.