Not quite for time immemorial, but MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (formerly Union Memorial Hospital) has been caring for patients for a long time (since 1839). The Baltimore-area facility is a specialty acute-care hospital with 250 beds and more than 620 physicians. Areas of clinical research and expertise include cardiac care, orthopedics and sports medicine. In addition, it offers a range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes and endocrine center, eye surgery center, general surgery, oncology, and thoracic and vascular surgery. MedStar Union Memorial offers post-graduate programs, orthopedic surgery residencies, and hand surgery fellowships. The company is a part of MedStar Health.
MedStar Union Memorial offers a full array of diagnostic, medical, surgical and rehabilitative services. The hospital provides graduate medical education through residency programs and fellowship programs. MedStar Union Memorial offers 19 post-graduate first year positions in medicine; a surgical training program; and an orthopedic surgical program. MedStar's Online Clinical Library provides access, both onsite and offsite, to electronic resources for drug information, evidence-based medicine, point of care, full-test textbooks and more the 400 full-text journals.
To emphasize it parent's brand as part of its future growth strategy, Union Memorial Hospital changed its name to MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in 2012.
The company is a part of MedStar Health.
As Union Memorial, the company celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2004. The hospital has been repeatedly recognized as among "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. It's also considered one of the top 100 hospitals for intensive care and cardiovascular services.