Category Archives: News

Meet Our New Director: Richard L. Lucas

The Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital Foundation is pleased to welcome Richard L. Lucas, Ph.D. as its new director. Rich brings more than 25 years of experience in philanthropy and institutional strategy. Most recently, Rich spent a decade as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Bowie State University. He also served as Executive Director of […]

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White Oak Medical Center Hits Halfway Mark

  Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center is now more than halfway complete, with 400-plus construction workers on site bringing the hospital closer to welcoming its first patients next summer. Leading up to the building’s topping out last fall, crews focused on preparing the site and finishing the hospital’s exterior. Early this year, work shifted […]

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White Oak Medical Center Takes Shape

  Construction of the new Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center is nearly halfway complete, with several hundred crew members on site daily. With the exterior enclosed, crews have begun installing windows, working on the stonemasonry and framing out the interior walls. Work has also begun on the parking garage, and construction will begin next month […]

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Hospital Reaches Major Milestone and Unveils New Name

With the new Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital only about a year-and-a-half away from welcoming its first patients, the hospital has announced a new name and celebrated a major construction milestone. The current Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md. will be renamed Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center when it opens in the summer […]

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Construction Nears Major Milestone

Floor by floor, construction crews are bringing the new hospital in White Oak to life as the building’s exterior nears completion later this fall. The upcoming “topping out” of the building is a significant milestone in the journey of the project, which you’ve helped make a reality. Later this fall, crews will finish pouring the […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Call the Foundation today at (301) 891-6920 if you would like to speak with us about our capital campaign and how you can help transform our community!

We are taking unprecedented steps to build new partnerships that integrate wellness, disease management, healthcare services and extraordinary patient experiences. The relocation of Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital to White Oak and the redevelopment of our Takoma Park location will transform the region. If you would like to speak with a member of the Foundation […]

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Spring Construction Update: Pouring the Foundation

With the promise of spring around the corner, our progress building the new Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital in White Oak steadily continues. The foundation pouring for the new hospital officially began in December and was accompanied by the installation of two large tower cranes. The foundation was completed in March, and next we will […]

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