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Released: August 26, 2020

Last year, in collaboration with Unity Health Care, Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, established a cancer clinic within the Parkside Health Center in NE DC to provide much-needed cancer care to underserved patients in Wards 7 and 8.
Released: August 26, 2020

Carolyn Carpenter, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E., has been named president of the National Capital Region (NCR), for the Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS). In this newly created role, Carpenter will lead all hospital-based and community-based ambulatory sites across the NCR on behalf of Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), including Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital.
Released: October 29, 2019

Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Renaissance skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility has been named a Top Performer in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of nursing homes.
Released: October 28, 2019

Pediatric and adult cancer patients in the District of Columbia and elsewhere will now have access to one of the most advanced, lifesaving proton technologies offered in the U.S. at the newly opened Johns Hopkins National Proton Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital in collaboration with Children’s National Hospital.
Released: October 28, 2019

Johns Hopkins Medicine has named Christina Tsien, M.D., the proton therapy medical director of the new JohnsHopkins National Proton Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital. 
Released: July 12, 2019

Sibley Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers for 2019.
Released: June 24, 2019

In collaboration with Unity Health Care (Unity), Sibley Memorial Hospital has established a cancer clinic within the Parkside Health Center, located at 765 Kenilworth Terrace NE, Washington, DC 20019. 
Released: April 24, 2019

Laura Hendricks-Jackson, D.N.P., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., O.C.N., vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for Sibley Memorial Hospital, is one of 18 executives of U.S. organizations to be selected for the newest cohort of the prestigious Baldrige Executive Fellows Program.
Released: April 23, 2019

Leading Johns Hopkins Medicine experts will present a special program on women’s health issues on Monday, April 29, at the Bethesda Hyatt from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. 
Released: April 15, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Senior Association will present its Journey to Hope conference and expo to assist those caring for people with Alzheimer’s and related disorders.
Released: March 19, 2019

Sibley Memorial Hospital earned the bronze standard—Level 3 GEDA accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for the hospital’s leadership in providing Emergency Department (ED) care for geriatric patients under ACEP’s new Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) program.
Released: March 4, 2019

The Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation will hold its 18th Celebration of Hope & Progress Gala on Saturday, March 9, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium located at 1301 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Released: February 19, 2019

Sumera Haque, MBBS, MPH, director of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, has been selected as one of this year’s Presidential Leadership Scholars.
Released: February 13, 2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults—both men and women—in our region and nationally.
Released: January 31, 2019

Sibley Memorial Hospital was once again voted "Reader's Pick, Best Hospital for Maternity" by Bethesda Magazine readers in its annual "Best of Bethesda 2019" edition.
Released: January 28, 2019

A case study presented by Leena T. Rahmat, M.D., at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, supports previous evidence that certain over-the-counter natural health products may represent a powerful new treatment for chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML).
Released: January 22, 2019

Ward Infinity, an initiative by Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has announced its 2019 cohort of Community Health Innovators in Residence.