Focus Areas: Environmental Challenges
Children’s National Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center
Sadiqa Kendi is a pediatric emergency physician at the Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC, and works as an assistant professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Sadiqa is the Medical Director of Safe Kids District of Columbia, a local injury prevention coalition of the nonprofit organization Safe Kids Worldwide and is laying the foundation for the first DC based Safety Center, a center which will provide injury prevention equipment and education to families. Dr. Kendi is an injury prevention researcher, with a focus on health equity whose goal is to make Washington, DC the safest city in the country for children of all races.
The Children’s National Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center (EMTC) is one of the largest Emergency Departments in the United States, serving a combined 120,000 patients per year between its two campuses. The mission of Children’s National Health System is to bring health and well-being to all children.