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 some members of the Sibley executive team at last Tuesday’s groundbreaking ceremony. From (l to r): Jerry Price, senior vice president of real estate and construction; Richard O. Davis, Ph.D., president; Caroline Legarde, vice president of professional services; Robert L. Sloan, president of Jane Bancroft Robinson Foundation; Edward J. Miller, Jr., chairman of the board of trustees; Queenie Plater, vice president and chief human resource officer; Peter E. Petrucci, M.D., vice president of quality, safety and medical affairs; Sheliah Roy, director of public relations and marketing; Joan Vincent, R.N., senior vice president and chief nursing officer; Stephen McDonnell, senior vice president, COO, CFO (back); Arlene Snyder, president of Sibley Hospital Foundation; and Alison Arnott, vice president of support services.
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 www.sibley.org.