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Released: January 4, 2017

Sibley Memorial Hospital was voted "Readers’ Pick, Best Place to Have a Baby" by Bethesda Magazine readers in its annual "Best of Bethesda 2017" edition. 
Released: November 15, 2016

The District of Columbia Hospital Association recently held its annual awards banquet, at which three Sibley Memorial Hospital employees received awards!

Released: October 3, 2016

The Innovation Hub at Sibley Memorial Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review 2016 edition of 50 Hospitals with Innovation Programs.

Released: September 23, 2016

State-of-the-Art Hospital Offers Patient-Centered Amenities and Cutting-Edge Care

With 475,000 square feet of treatment space, the new hospital was designed using best practices from hospitals across the country to provide optimal patient- and family-centered care. 

Released: August 30, 2016

The first dedicated pediatric radiation oncology program in Washington, D.C., will focus on advancing pediatric clinical care and pediatric radiation oncology research.

Released: May 10, 2016

For the third year in a row, Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for treating stroke patients.

Released: May 2, 2016

Leading experts will provide updates on Alzheimer’s research and care at the Journey to Hope DC Conference—a program for those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s—on Saturday, May 14,  in the Sibley Medical Building. 

Released: April 12, 2016

For the second consecutive year, readers of the Washington City Paper have voted Sibley Memorial Hospital as the best hospital in the District of Columbia. 

Released: April 7, 2016

Three Sibley Memorial Hospital nurses have been named finalists in Washingtonian Magazine’s “Excellence in Nursing Awards 2016.”

Released: March 24, 2016

Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital, both members of Johns Hopkins Medicine, have been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.

Released: March 24, 2016

Carol Shannon has been named vice president of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation. In her new role, Shannon will be responsible for planning, managing and implementing all fundraising activities on behalf of Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Released: March 15, 2016

Leading medical experts from Johns Hopkins Medicine will present a special program on women’s health issues on April 19, 2016, at the Bethesda Hyatt. This marks the second year the award-winning women’s health program, A Woman’s Journey, has been presented in the Greater Washington D.C. area. 

Released: February 18, 2016

Sibley Memorial Hospital will now offer the Freedom From Smoking® program developed by the American Lung Association to the community

Released: February 18, 2016

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit of 12,000 physicians, examined menus from 262 hospitals across the country and ranked each based on whether the menus included such foods as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, soy milk and cholesterol-free meals.

Released: January 13, 2016

Sibley Memorial Hospital's Sullivan Breast Center has been designated a breast imaging center of excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). 

Released: December 22, 2015

Readers of Bethesda Magazine voted Suburban Hospital’s emergency room as the best in the area. It’s the hospital’s sixth year being featured in the magazine’s annual “Best of Bethesda” edition.  Sibley Memorial Hospital’s emergency room was also a top vote getter in the reader’s poll. 

Released: November 3, 2015

Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the greenest hospitals in the nation, based on its performance in all six Healthy Hospital Initiatives (HHI) Challenges. 

Released: October 22, 2015

Every Friday, you can find Cerlene Rose in the lobby of Sibley Hospital in Washington, playing the piano.
Released: September 30, 2015

Sibley Memorial Hospital was the only District of Columbia hospital to have 100 percent of its employees be vaccinated for the flu according to BetterDoctor, an online consumer health site, which based their findings on Medicare data.

Released: September 4, 2015

Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, will dedicate its new, advanced Emergency Department (ED) on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m. The new ED boasts a host of new features designed to enhance care within a highly efficient and patient-friendly environment. It will be open to the public later this month.