About The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Patients are the focus of everything we do at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Our mission to advance patient care, education, and research continues to change the course of modern medicine.

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

To improve the health of our community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in patient care.

Our Vision

To lead the world in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and to train tomorrow’s great physicians, nurses and scientists.

Our Values

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

The Johns Hopkins hospital by the numbers

  • 43K+

    Annual Admissions

  • 94K+

    Annual Emergency Department Visits

  • 2,413

    Full-Time Attending Physicians

  • 2003

    The year our nursing program was first to receive Magnet designation in Maryland.

  • 1889

    The year The Johns Hopkins Hospital was founded, starting a revolution in the teaching and delivery of American medicine.

Over 130 Years of Excellence

Throughout our history, the faculty and staff of The Johns Hopkins Hospital have continually asked ourselves, "How can we better help the people we serve?" Driven by our founding mission of research, education and patient care, we have sought to revolutionize the way that medicine is taught and practiced.