B’More for Healthy Babies' main goal is to reduce pre-term deliveries and infant deaths.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital has numerous initiatives that support the Hospital’s efforts to meet the needs of the community. There are over 300 programs and initiatives carried out or supported by administrative, clinical, and operational departments at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Since its opening in 1889, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has shown a commitment to addressing the health-related issues and concerns faced by Baltimore City and the hospital’s surrounding communities. Guided by the results of the most recent community health needs assessment, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has identified high-priority issues to focus on — Asthma, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Health Care (Access and Availability), Infectious Disease, Maternal and Child Health, Mental Health, Obesity, and Substance Abuse.
Our Community Stories
Helping Moms and Babies Connect
$125,000 Awarded to East Baltimore NonProfits
In honor of its 125th anniversary, the school of medicine awarded a total of $125,000 to neighborhood-based groups
Bringing Their Whole Selves to the Job
Hispanic Hopkins employees improve communication with patients and the community.
Support for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults and the Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association Local help patients champion each other.
Snapshot: Highlights of our Community Involvement
We stand with Baltimore: Just a few of the myriad ways Johns Hopkins and its employees engage in activities to benefit our community.
Community Initiative Highlights
HopkinsLocal: Build. Hire. Buy.
HopkinsLocal is Johns Hopkins’ firm commitment to leverage its economic power and build on existing community partnerships, projects and programs to sustain healthier, safer and more vibrant communities in Baltimore City.
BLocal: Build. Hire. Buy.
Baltimore-area businesses have joined together to expand existing programs or launch new ones to build, hire, invest, and buy locally.
Interested in finding out what's going on in your community? Have an event you’d like your neighbors to attend? Need people to volunteer at your nonprofit?
Visit the Johns Hopkins community website to trade ideas and information about what's going on in the neighborhood.
Investing in Baltimore's Future
As parents, grandparents and caring adults, we want the next generation to be happy and healthy. Learn about some of the programs designed to teach our children about the importance of healthy eating decisions and learning new skills for a future in the workplace.
An innovative nutrition education program available to elementary schools in southeastern Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Providing summer internships, scholarships, mentorship and shadowing opportunities to students in Baltimore City.
Meet 19 undergraduate and high school interns who spent the summer exploring different fields of research.
Building Up Baltimore's Leaders
As a community, we depend on strong leaders to keep us moving forward. These are just some of the programs designed to bring new leaders to the workplace and raise the next generation of health care experts to address substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, urban violence and sexually-transmitted infections.
Partnering with several area organization to provide training opportunities to adults residing throughout East Baltimore and Greater Baltimore.
Offering training in substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, urban violence and sexually-transmitted infections, while also offering medical students the opportunity to work with various agencies
Continuing a Commitment to Care
Our historical mandate is to care for everyone, especially those in need. Learn about some of our programs designed to address the health needs of uninsured and underinsured residents in Baltimore City.
Improving access to effective, compassionate, evidence-based primary and specialty care for uninsured and underinsured patients residing in the community.
Enhancing the health of Latinos in Baltimore and beyond by combining coordinated clinical care with advocacy, education and research.
A free mobile medical unit serving Baltimore with primary medical care, immunizations, acute care, physicals and education on various health-related topics.
Improving the health and quality of life of children and adolescents within the context of their families and communities, and to educating trainees in this model of care.
Building Stronger Connections, Stronger Communities
By connecting resources and people, we can build a stronger Baltimore. Learn about a few of the programs designed to educate, equip and improve the lives of countless people in the Charm City.
Improving the coordination of care for thousands of low-income patients living in seven zip codes surrounding the Johns Hopkins medical campus.
Improving access to medical care, offering educational programs to the community, equipping individuals with needed resources and addressing health care disparities in the community.
Community Impact Reports
Community Benefit Report: FY 2017
By supporting community institutions – congregations, schools, nonprofit organizations, and neighborhood centers – Johns Hopkins Medicine is able to reach those with the greatest needs.
HopkinsLocal Progress Report: Year Two
Two years after the launch of HopkinsLocal, leaders from Johns Hopkins University and Health System provided an update on the institutions' efforts to expand economic opportunities for Baltimore businesses and residents.