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Released: May 10, 2017


Grants Awarded to Improve the Health Status of Underserved D.C. Communities

Released: March 31, 2017
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


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.