September 21, 2022 - Mayor Bowser and Universal Health Services Announce Plan to Expand Size of Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health, Adding a Fourth Patient Floor and Larger Treatment Area
The expansion is made possible through a $17 million investment from Universal Health Services. Read the full release.
February 17, 2022 - Mayor Bowser and Universal Health Services Break Ground on New Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health at St. Elizabeths East in Ward 8, First Hospital Built in the District in Over 20 Years
The new Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center will open to patients in December 2024. Read the full release.
September 30, 2021 - Mayor Bowser Announces Historic Agreement to Bring GW Physicians, Practitioners, and Academic Medicine to New Hospital at St. Elizabeths East
The GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) and The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will provide comprehensive health care service for adults at the new acute care hospital at St. Elizabeths and two new urgent/ambulatory facilities to open in Wards 7 and 8. Read the full release.
July 9, 2021 - Mayor Bowser Announces Next Step in New Hospital at St. Elizabeths East, Submits Design to the United States Commission of Fine Arts for Review
The new hospital is scheduled to open late 2024. Read the full release.
January 28, 2021 - Mayor Bowser and Universal Health Services Announce Major Milestones for New Hospital and Other Essential Health Services
UHS awards architectural and engineering contract for New Hospital at St. Elizabeths East; location selected for Ward 8 Urgent Care Center; DCHA awarded grant for healthcare career training. Read More about This Announcement
July 21, 2020 - Statement from Mayor Bowser on Council Votes Approving Two New District Hospitals
Mayor Muriel Bowser issued the following statement on passage of Bill 23-777, “New Hospital at St. Elizabeths Amendment Act of 2020” and initial approval of Bill 23-778 “New Howard University Hospital and Redevelopment Tax Abatement Act of 2020.” Read the Full Statement
April 29, 2020 - Mayor Bowser Announces Agreements for Two New Hospitals to Bring Equity to DC’s Health Care System
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced two monumental agreements to improve health care and address inequalities in health outcomes for District residents. The agreements include the construction of two new, state-of-the-art hospitals. Read More on Hospital Announcement