District of Columbia
Providence Health System DC

Providence

Providence is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an expert medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded in 1861, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began their service to District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C.