About Sinai Hospital
Founded in 1866 as the Hebrew Hospital and Asylum, Sinai Hospital is a Jewish-sponsored non-profit health care organization that provides quality patient care, teaching and research to all people in the surrounding Baltimore community. As an organization founded and supported by the Jewish community, it carries out its mission with sensitivity to the needs of Jewish patients and staff, and asserts traditional Jewish values of excellence, compassion and community concern for all. The hospital has a total of 493 beds, over 18 medical departments and boasts an average of 26,000 admissions annually.
Sinai, with a mission that includes the teaching of future generations of health professionals, shares many of the characteristics of a university-owned hospital. Its own distinguished full-time faculty, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields, hold teaching positions at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Several thousand applications are received every year for the graduate medical training positions available at Sinai Hospital. Total resident physicians and fellows based at Sinai for FY 2006 was 145.
Approximately 400 medical students receive clinical training each year at Sinai. It is a training site for Johns Hopkins University medical students during their mandatory ambulatory and third-year internal medicine clerkships.
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About Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital offers a complete range of quality health and quality of life programs for the elderly and disabled. Some of its services include geriatric medicine, ventilator care, traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, wound care management, pain management, psychiatric services for both inpatients and outpatients, and adult day services. Levindale’s long-term care center has 172 Beds and its chronic Specialty Hospital has 120 beds. Most importantly, daily life around the center is filled with flowers, children, pets, entertainment and fun around every corner.
As an advocate for the elderly, Levindale accepts a leadership role in defining and developing, in collaboration with other agencies, a comprehensive continuum of nursing, medical and social services within the Jewish community of the Baltimore metropolitan area. Programs are operated within the values inherent in Judaism pursuant to Levindale's charter. As part of our Eden Alternative and Neighborhood Model programs, we are committed to creating an environment that promotes the celebration of life. L'Chaim (to Life).
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