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United Medical Center welcomes the opportunity to work with the media, to help journalists get the information they need. We ask that all media personnel call us before contacting a physician, an employee or a patient at UMC, or before coming to the hospital.

How to reach us

Please contact the Office of the Secretary of the Corporation during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm

David Thompson
NFPHC Director of Public Relations and Communications
Office: 202-574-6954
Email:

Media guidelines

Providing exceptional patient care is our primary mission. It is our responsibility to safeguard the privacy and confidentiality of all patients. Patients must give written permission before being interviewed, filmed or photographed. Office of the Secretary of the Corporation staff must accompany a member of the media while on hospital premises. Office of the Secretary of the Corporation can work with you to coordinate requests ahead of time, determine whether an interview is possible, coordinate the arrangements, and meet and accompany the media representative to the interview.