Children's Healthcare of Atlanta made a viral music video, and it's adorable.

16-year-old Courtney has had to overcome her fair share of health challenges in her life.

The teenager needed a liver transplant a few years ago due to autoimmune hepatitis.

But today she's thriving, according to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and her struggles haven't prevented her from loving to "bust a move" on the dance floor.


GIF via Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/YouTube.

Courtney is one of the kids featured in a smile-inducing music video produced by the hospital that's been spreading online.

The video paired several patients up with their doctors so they could dance it out — and have some fun while they're at it.

13-year-old Nina enjoyed boogying down with Dr. Bergsagel. GIF via Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/YouTube.

"We have some of the toughest patients who face battles that many people couldn’t imagine," cardiologist and dancing doc Martha Clabby, M.D., said in a statement provided to Upworthy. "In those tough times, dancing and having fun can be the best medicine for staying positive."

5-year-old Anthony's got some mad rhythm. GIF via Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/YouTube.

"We are here not only to help them heal," Clabby said, "but to celebrate their strength and triumphs.”

The concept for the music video started with a popular TV show.

"I saw 'Dancing with the Stars,' and I realized it would be really cute to have Dancing with the Doctors — that it'd be a really fun experience for our patients," Amanda Wade, a public relations coordinator at the hospital, explained to Upworthy. "It just sort of spiraled from there."

Dr. Clabby partnered up with the smallest dancer, 7-month-old Zainab, who Wade said "might be the happiest baby [she's] ever seen." GIF via Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/YouTube.

The video — which features kids living with various health challenges, from Hodgkin's lymphoma to transplant patients — has racked up an impressive 280,000 views (and counting) since it was shared on Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Facebook page earlier this week.

Pageviews and TV shows aside, the video is really meant to do one vital thing: put smiles on the kids' faces.

These patients have been through a lot, Wade explained, and a big part of the hospital staff's job is to keep the blues away. This video is just one way they're making sure to get the job done.

“It’s just so important for kids to be kids," she said.

Watch the "Dancing with the Doctors" music video below:

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