Company Overview

When it comes to choosing a hospital, one thing is clear: quality counts. And a century-long tradition of providing medical care in a comfortable and convenient environment means peace of mind for the thousands of patients who are cared for by the doctors and nurses at The George Washington University Hospital each year.

Just minutes from Washington, DC's tourist sites and government headquarters, The George Washington University Hospital serves a diverse group of patients, from area residents to visiting dignitaries and heads of state.

Since the current George Washington University Hospital building opened in 2002, physicians and nurses have been treating patients in a technologically advanced hospital. GW Hospital is a 395-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC. Featuring a Level I Trauma Center and a Level III NICU, GW Hospital offers clinical expertise in a variety of areas including cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery. GW Hospital is owned and operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company that is one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies.

From the First Steps and Beyond
GW Hospital’s mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced technology and world class service to our patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

The mission of The George Washington University Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced technology and world class service to our patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

Together, we will pursue our passion for healing, discovering medical breakthroughs and improving lives. While developing tomorrow's leaders, we will earn our community's trust and recognition as the first choice for complex medical care.

We realize this vision through our commitment to the following principles:

  • Service excellence
  • Quality improvement
  • Employee development
  • Ethical and fair treatment
  • Teamwork, compassion and innovation

Our Culture of Every Moment Matters

As we continue to align our care team on how we can be our best, we have developed a framework for our culture around safety, quality and service at GW Hospital.

The George Washington University Hospital is committed to being a safe, diverse and inclusive organization for people of every race, background, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation and religious affiliation. As part of this, GW Hospital is proud to have a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council (DIAC) that reports directly to our CEO and is designed to promote and enhance all of the voices and perspectives of our workforce.

This new framework, called Every Moment Matters, represents our inclusive definition of patient experience: service, safety, quality, our employees and patients' loved ones. All of these components and people working together in alignment is what will help us reach excellence.

Every Moment Matters is about all of us doing the right thing for every person, every time. Whether that is supporting a loved one, following a safety process, mentoring a new employee, or coming up with a new and higher quality way to deliver care, recognizing that Every Moment Matters is how we will be our best.

Company Summary
George Washington University Hospital
Number of Employees
(202) 715-4000
900 23rd Street Northwest
Washington, DC