About United Medical Center
The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation (NFPHC), commonly known as United Medical Center or UMC, is a District of Columbia government hospital serving Southeast DC and surrounding Maryland communities.
In 2010, the NFPHC Establishment Act created by the District of Columbia as an instrumentality which has a separate legal existence within the District Government.
History of UMC at a glance…
- Began as 380-bed Morris Cafritz Memorial Hospital in 1966.
- Renamed as Greater Southeast Community Hospital in 1974.
- Opened a 180-bed nursing home in 1980.
- Opened a second facility in Fort Washington Medical Center in 1983.
- Became United Medical Center in 2008.
- Had multiple owners from 1999-2010.
- Became part of the Government of the District of Columbia in 2010.
United Medical Center is dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and community entrusted in our care.
- UMC is an efficient, patient-focused, provider of high quality healthcare the community needs.
- UMC will employ innovative approaches that yield excellent experiences.
- UMC will improve the lives of District residents by providing high value, integrated and patient-centered services.
- UMC will empower healthcare professionals to live up to their potential to benefit our patients.
- UMC will collaborate with others to provide high value, integrated and patient-centered services.