Community Information

Washington, DC

Hospitals

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Georgetown University Hospital - was founded in 1898 to promote health through education, research and patient care.
  • Georgetown University Medical Center - is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care is carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and public service.
  • George Washington University Hospital
  • George Washington University Medical Center - founded in 1824, GWUMC is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary academic health care center comprising the School of Medicine and Health Sciences; School of Public Health and Health Services; GW Hospital, which is jointly operated by Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS); and GW Medical Faculty Associates, Inc. (MFA) which includes both the primary care and specialty practices of the medical faculty.
  • Howard University Hospital - has made an art of designing and implementing programs that position the hospital to continue its tradition of quality service in a highly fluid environment.
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital - we specialize in the everyday miracles that allow people to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of disabling injury or illness.
  • The Psychiatric Institute of Washington - provides comprehensive behavioral healthcare for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults suffering from emotional and addictive illnesses.
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital - we at Sibley Hospital are proud to be an integral part of this community. For 110 years, we have set our sights on providing compassionate and medically advanced care.
  • Washington Hospital Center - is the largest private hospital in the national's capital. A member of MedStar Health, the not-for-profit Hospital Center is licensed for 907 beds and, on average, operates at near capacity. Health services in primary, secondary and tertiary care are offered to adult and neonatal patients.

Parks

  • Anacostia Park is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest and most important recreation areas. Included in Anacostia Park is Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens and Kenilworth Marsh.
  • Baltimore-Washington Parkway Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The part of the parkway from Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade,Maryland is managed by the National Park Service.
  • Capitol Hill Parks Included in this group are Lincoln; Folger, Stanton; and Marion Parks; Maryland Avenue Triangles; Pennsylvania Avenue Medians; Squares and Triangles, including Seward Square, and Potomac Avenue Metro Stations, Twining Square; and otherinner-city triangles and squares.
  • Constitution Gardens is a living legacy to the founding of the republic as well as an oasis in the midst of a city landscape. The 50 acres of the park were originally beneath the Potomac River!
  • Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens constitutes some 700 acres and is part of Anacostia Park. The Park includes the "Gardens", Kenilworth Marsh, ballfields and recreational facilities
  • National Capital Parks-East NCP-East includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 8,000 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas.
  • President's Park
  • President's Park (White House)
  • Recreation & Parks Dept
  • Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature.

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Entertainment

  • Association Of Performing Arts - is a membership organization, dedicated to bringing performing artists and audiences together in every place and way imaginable.
  • Va-National Medical Musical - VA-NMMG's mission is to perform "Music with a message" - a message of inspiration, healing, and national unity.
  • Washington Bach Consort - perform to the highest artistic standards the music of J.S. Bach and his Baroque contemporaries.
  • Now This Inc. - since 1990, NOW THIS! has been delighting audiences of all ages and interests with totally improvised spoofs of every style from opera to folk ballads, Shakespeare to Soaps.