Children’s National Hospital lands $5M gift from Boeing for innovation campus

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Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Childrens National Research & & Innovation Campus has currently amassed collaborations with the National Institutes of Health, the FDA, Cerner, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Johnson & & Johnson Innovation and Blacksburg-based Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

The school, which is presently under construction, is being constructed on the nearly 12 acres of land where the previous Walter Reed Army Medical Center stood before its 2011 merger with the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Its primary auditorium will be named after Boeing.

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” The Boeing Auditorium will help the Childrens National Research & & Innovation school become the destination for discussion about how to best address the next big health care challenges facing children and families,” Kurt Newman, MD, Childrens National Hospitals president and CEO, stated in a press release.

The development hub will promote collaborations between medical workers, diplomats and scientists to establish new pediatric care innovations.

Kids National Hospital in Washington, D.C., got $5 million from Boeing for its new research and development school, the health center announced Oct. 20.

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