Johns Hopkins Medicine at 25
Starting with its formation in 1996, Johns Hopkins Medicine has transformed health care through innovations in patient care, research and education. On these pages, we reflect on the first 25 years of caring for our patients and our communities, using research to advance patient care, and training the next generation of health care providers.
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Established 25 years ago, Johns Hopkins Medicine has enabled us to thrive.
By Dean/CEO Paul Rothman
Johns Hopkins Medicine 25th Anniversary
In 1996, Johns Hopkins Medicine was formed to enhance collaboration and cooperation between the health system and the school of medicine. Today, Johns Hopkins Medicine includes six hospitals, four suburban health care and surgery centers, over 40 patient care locations, a home care group, an international division and one of the oldest medical schools in the country.
25 Years of Innovation
#1 - A Game-Changing Moment
Institutional leaders devise plan to unite the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation.
#2 - A Pivotal Partnership
Combining administrative skill, medical expertise and collegiality, two Johns Hopkins leaders launch an institutional transformation.
#3 - Johns Hopkins Medicine International Improves Health Care in Saudi Arabia
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare implements effective solutions for treating adult patients with sickle cell anemia.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital opens under philanthropist Johns Hopkins’ vision for a hospital linked with a medical school that is part of a university, all bearing his name.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine admits its first class of 18 students, including three women (not pictured).
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is established with the opening of the Children’s Medical and Surgical Center.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, then known as Baltimore City Hospitals, is acquired.
The Wyman Park Health System is acquired, eventually adopting the name Johns Hopkins Community Physicians in 2003.
Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Inc. is formed as an umbrella corporation for multiple home-based services.
Johns Hopkins HealthCare, initially called Johns Hopkins Employer Health Programs, is formed.
Johns Hopkins Medicine is formed, uniting the Johns Hopkins Health System with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center in Columbia, Maryland, becomes a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Johns Hopkins Medicine International is established as a global ambassador of the Johns Hopkins Medicine mission.
Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, becomes a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., becomes a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, which is now known as Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, becomes a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The name change took place in 2016 to reflect its academic role.
The History of Johns Hopkins Medicine and Beyond
In celebration of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s 25-year anniversary in 2021, take a trip through history to see how we’ve grown together as an organization through the years.