Immediate full-time openings; part-time will be considered
Providing Compassionate emergency pediatric care in one of the nation’s Leading children’s hospitals and Level 1 Trauma Center
Flexible working in both acute and emergent pediatric Emergency Department settings across three sites
Your patients will be children from Washington DC and environs, national as well as international regions
You will be part of a collaborative team; have opportunities to teach, learn from pediatric specialists, and develop professionally alongside career advancement
You won’t be thrown into the deep end; you will have the support of caring and supportive colleagues and always have physicians to consult. You will also work alongside a nurse colleague in the private urgent care
You must be BC/BE in pediatrics
Night only and PRN opportunities
Flexibility in scheduling with extra evening and night shifts available
Urgent care fellowship opportunities
Mentor as a clinical support resource
Positions are available for a year or as part of a long-term career plan
Competitive salary and benefits package
The Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s National provides acute and emergent pediatric care for the majority of children living in Washington DC, with over 120,000 visits across our 3 sites annually. Division members provide evidence-based clinical care and pursue advocacy, quality improvement, and education around issues important to child health. The division houses a pediatric acute & urgent care fellowship, and a pediatric ultrasound fellowship in addition to pediatric emergency medicine fellowship.
Children’s National Medical Center is a tertiary care teaching hospital and serves as the primary pediatric teaching site for the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Children’s National is the only hospital in the greater DC region exclusively dedicated to the care of children and was named as a top 10 children’s hospital in the U.S. News and World Report Survey for the fourth year in a row. We deliver comprehensive, world-class health care in more than 30 pediatric specialties.
The Washington, DC area is a great place to live with a variety of options for lifestyle and recreation. In addition to numerous art museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants, DC has easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the beaches of the Eastern Shore. The climate is mild with warm summers and snowy winters, along with beautiful falls, springs, and notably the renowned Cherry Blossoms. Uniquely, as the home to the US government, DC offers numerous opportunities to be involved in advocacy work. DC is close to 3 major airports and easily accessible to NYC, Boston, and Philadelphia by car/train. To learn more, visit:
Children’s National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
For Questions, please contact:
Deena Berkowitz, MD, MPH
Director, Pediatric Acute & Urgent Care Fellowship
Director, Fast Track | Division of Emergency Medicine | CNH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Children's National Hospital, based in Washington, DC, celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the fourth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2020, construction will be complete on the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated twice as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C., metropolitan area, including the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation...'s seventh-highest NIH-funded children’s hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care, and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.