About Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has undergone an amazing transformation from Baltimore City Hospitals into a vibrant academic medical center. Building on our rich history, which dates back to 1774, we continue our commitment to better the health of our community through innovation, compassionate care, education and research.

250 Years of Care and Counting

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

To provide compassionate health care focused on the uniqueness and dignity of each person we serve, in an environment that promotes, embraces and honors the diversity of our global community.

Our Vision

To be a leading academic medical center recognized for innovation and excellence in clinical care, education and research, and to provide an enriching environment for our employees and an exceptional health care for our patients and their families.

Our Values

Excellence & Discovery
Leadership & Integrity
Diversity & Inclusion
​​​​​​​Respect & Collegiality

Sling Surgery Restores Patient to Active Life | Stephanie's Story

After suffering in silence for 15 years, Stephanie Richards sought a surgical remedy for stress incontinence to restore her to an active lifestyle.

Breaking Through | Startish Rivers' Story

A victim of an assault, Startish Rivers survived third degree burns, skin grafting and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Finding Joy | Joy Haywood's Story

Using lessons from their own experiences, peer recovery coaches at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center offer encouragement to patients receiving treatment for substance use disorder.

More Patient Stories

A Lasting Legacy

For over 130 years, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center has contributed to education and research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, helping to transform both medical education and patient care.