Silver Spring Explosion Survivor Gives Thanks

In August 2016, Memar Ayalew was suddenly blasted from his aunt and uncle’s Silver Spring apartment. A natural gas explosion and devastating fire ripped through the Flower Branch Apartments, killing seven people, injuring more than 30 and displacing 80 families. Memar suffered a deep cut on his back and serious injuries to his left knee. Worse, his aunt and uncle...

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Physicians Step Forward to Transform our Community

The physicians at Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital play an integral role in providing high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. They are also committed to continuing the hospital’s legacy of whole-person healing at our new campus in White Oak. Physicians and physician groups have generously contributed more than a third of the $6.1 million raised for the capital campaign. The...

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Historic Mementos Embedded Into New Hospital Wall

A few years ago, repairmen fixing a leak at the Massachusetts State House discovered the country’s oldest-known time capsule, buried in 1795 by none other than Samuel Adams and Paul Revere. The brass box featured coins from the 1600s, a medal depicting George Washington, newspapers, a silver plate commemorating the capsule’s burial date and other treasures. Time capsules of all...

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Celebrating 110 Years of Whole-Person Healthcare

On June 13, we celebrated the 110th anniversary of the founding of Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital. The Washington Sanitarium, which eventually became Washington Adventist Hospital, was founded in 1907 as a place where people came for relaxation in nature. The hospital began with 40 beds and a staff of 12 after Ellen G. White and her husband James –...

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Annual Golf Tournament Raises More Than $210,000 for New Hospital

Nearly 130 golfers hit the links for a good cause on May 22 at the Washington Adventist Hospital Foundation’s 17th Annual Golf Classic. The event at the Country Club at Woodmore in Bowie raised more than $210,000, which will directly support the building of the new Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak. Thanks to the generous support of...

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