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About Johns Hopkins Medicine

Together, we will deliver the promise of medicine. The mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in medical education, research and clinical care.

Diverse and inclusive, Johns Hopkins Medicine:

  • Educates medical students, scientists, health care professionals and the public
  • Conducts biomedical research
  • Provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose and treat human illness.


Johns Hopkins Medicine receives over 4 million patients and more than 360,000 emergency room visits annually.

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With more than 40 care locations, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians receives more than 932,000 patients each year.

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Johns Hopkins Home Care treats more than 170,000 adults and children in Central Maryland annually.

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Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. Johns Hopkins Medicine has six academic and community hospitals, four suburban health care and surgery centers, over 40 patient care locations, a home care group and an international division, and it offers an array of health care services.  

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine integrates the operations and planning of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the Johns Hopkins Health System and Hospital. From basic to translational to clinical research, Johns Hopkins medical and graduate students, residents and fellows learn from and study with Nobel laureates, Lasker Award winners and National Academy of Science members. Tomorrow’s biomedical research and health care leaders are learning from the best at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine today.

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The History of Johns Hopkins

Upon his death in 1873, Mr. Johns Hopkins bequeathed $7 million to establish The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, giving birth to a medical revolution.  

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