Category Archives: News

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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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. Healthcare today is changing for the better, by prioritizing patient experience and […]

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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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Flower Branch Apartment Explosion Survivor Continues Recovery with Washington Adventist Hospital

  Many local residents will forever remember the tragic apartment explosion that rocked our community on Aug. 10, 2016. The fire displaced at least 80 families from their homes in the Flower Branch Apartment complex in Silver Spring and killed seven people. Memar Ayalew, of Ethiopia, was visiting his family while on break from a […]

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