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Sibley Memorial Hospital Broke Ground on the New Sibley

July 1, 2013

[WASHINGTON, D.C.; JULY, 2013] Sibley Memorial Hospital broke ground on the New Sibley on June 25, 2013. Construction will begin July 1 and is expected to be completed in August, 2016.  
The New Sibley will include 200 spacious, all-private rooms, a new Emergency Department with fast track facilities, a comprehensive decontamination facility, 18 labor & delivery suites, facilities for 4,500 newborn deliveries, a special care nursery, 50 beautiful post-partum rooms, a new Medical Oncology and 35-bay Infusion Center and new surgical facilities to include pre- and post-operative holding rooms. In addition, there will be family lounges on each floor and outdoor gardens. The building is designed to achieve LEED Silver Certification from the US Green Building Council. 
"This project represents a great stride for Sibley Memorial Hospital and health care in Washington, D.C. We are privileged and honored to help make a difference in the lives of those in our community," said Jerry Price, senior vice president of real estate and construction. 

Pictured are members of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at last Tuesday’s groundbreaking ceremony. From (l to r): Paul Erickson; Charles Cochran, Jr.; Samuel Harrington, M.D., board secretary; J. Rene’ Carter; Ramin Oskoui, M.D., president of the medical staff; Burke Hayes; Edward J. Miller, Jr., board chairman; William Barton, Jr., board vice chairman; Michael K. Farr, board chairman of the Sibley Foundation; Priscilla Pagano; Richard Morris, board treasurer; Dale H. Hoscheit, building and grounds and planning committee chairman; Ronald R. Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine and corporate vice chairman; A. Wallace Moore, Jr.; Geoffrey Brown; and Richard O. Davis, Ph.D., president of Sibley Memorial Hospital.
 About Sibley Memorial Hospital: Serving Washington, D.C. since 1890, Sibley Memorial Hospital is a 318-bed acute care nonprofit hospital.  Sibley is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Health and Human Services. Sibley is a proud member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Vist us at 


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