District Of Columbia

Howard University Hospital

Howard University Hospital is the largest African-American academic and comprehensive health care center in the country. It was started in 1862 as Freedmenís Hospital with the purpose of providing healthcare to the nationís newly freed slaves. In 1975, the joint venture of Freedmenís and the Howard University College of Medicine resulted in the new hospital named Howard University Hospital. This 482 bedded award winning university and teaching hospital serves the global community with a commitment to innovative patient care, teaching and research.

The exceptional medical and nursing staff, together with technologically advanced programs and services makes Howard University Hospital a world-class institution committed to Leadership in Healthcare, Leadership for America. Its service of excellence includes cancer center, center for sickle cell disease, neonatal disease and minority organ transplant tissue education programs.

Level I Trauma Center and emergency department, International Health Services, Womenís Wellness Center, Capitol View Home Health and Capitol View Sub-Acute unit are the other services offered by HUH. Childbirth Education Classes and the renowned National Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Programs are also held at Howard University Hospital.

Howard University Hospital accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Address: 2041 Georgia Ave NW , Washington
State: District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-865-6100
Toll-free: 800-865-2273
URL: www.huhosp.org
Number of Beds: 0
Total Staff : 0

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Articles about this hospital

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Date: 2005-04-23
Lester Henry, Jr., MD

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Date: 2005-04-22
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