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Press Releases

March 11, 2016 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC) today announced a restructuring plan that will require the hospital to reduce its workforce by 10 percent and modify existing agreements with service providers to reduce expenses by $10 million bringing more financial stability to the hospital.  In addition,… Read More
Chris G. Gardiner has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Not for Profit Hospital Corporation (United Medical Center) by Mayor Muriel Bowser.  Gardiner, who was appointed to the UMC Board of Directors in December 2010, replaces Bishop Charles Matthew Hudson Jr., as the Board Chairman for… Read More
December 16, 2015– Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC) today welcomed Dr. Jerome A. Byam to its Surgery Department.  Dr. Byam comes to UMC after an Abdominal Transplant Fellowship in the Department of Surgery at the University of Chicago and a General Surgery Residency at the University of Louisville.… Read More
Monday, December 21, 2015

UMC Welcomes Two New Doctors to Psychiatric Services

Hospital Leaders are Committed to Bolstering Staff in All Departments

December 14, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center (UMC) today announced the addition of two new psychiatrists as part of its continuing transformation and increased commitment to improving community health care.  Dr. Aneela Kazi brings to UMC extensive experience in working with behavioral problems, psychosis, post traumatic distress… Read More
Friday, October 23, 2015

United Medical Center Raises Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

National Campaign Will Be Launched in Cities Nationwide From October 26 to October 30

Washington, D.C., October 23, 2015 – United Medical Center’s (UMC) Wound Care Center, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the Healogics National Diabetes Campaign from October 26 to October 30.  UMC, one of nearly 800 Healogics-managed Centers, offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds like… Read More
Thursday, August 6, 2015

Healthcare Providers Partner to Host D.C.’s First Back to School Health Fair

Trusted Health Plan and United Medical Center will Provide Free Screenings for Adults and Children

Washington, D.C. – August 6, 2015 – Trusted Health Plan (THP) and United Medical Center (UMC) will host D.C.’s first “Back to School Health Fair” this Saturday, August 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the campus of United Medical Center.  Students preparing to go back to school will… Read More
July 13, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – Andrew L. Davis has been selected to serve as the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Medical Center by the hospital’s Board of Directors, effective July 18, 2015. Davis will replace current Interim CEO David Small.Davis comes to United Medical Center after… Read More
Monday, June 1, 2015

Wound Care Awareness Week

June 1, 2015 - Washington. D.C. – June 1-5 2015, is ‘Wound Care Awareness Week’ a nationally recognized week that promotes the advance wound care benefits to communities. With approximately 6.7 million patients suffering with non-healing advanced wounds; United Medical Center has made it a priority to offer the best… Read More
May 30, 2015 – Washington, D.C. – United Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Small, has been appointed to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Regional Policy Board as the alternate delegate and member effective immediately through the term expiration on December 31, 2016.  Small will represent the AHA’s Region… Read More
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

United Medical Center Announces Mobile Strategy To Reach The Underserved

First Of Two Mobile Health Clinics Unveiled To Bring Healthcare To The Community

Washington, D.C. (March 25, 2015) – United Medical Center (UMC) today announced that it will be launching a comprehensive Mobile Health Clinic Service to address the healthcare needs of residents in Southeast Washington, D.C. and parts of southern Prince George’s County, Maryland. United Medical Center is the only hospital east… Read More
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