Holy Cross Hospital is the only non-Federal member of the Association of American Medical Colleges' Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
As a teaching hospital, Holy Cross Hospital has the unique opportunity to offer patients highly specialized services and the latest advances in medical innovation.
Physician, Nurse and Staff Education Programs
The hospital hosts physician residency programs affiliated with George Washington University and Children's National Medical Center. The hospital also educates students from 13 nursing programs and houses a state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Laboratory.
Through a partnership with Marymount University, Holy Cross Hospital offers to employees three on-site academic programs, including a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program for registered nurses (RN), a master of science in nursing (MSN) program, and a master of healthcare management program. Holy Cross Hospital also operates its own School of Radiologic Technology and trains students in other health care professions.
Professional and Community Education Center
A sophisticated on-site Professional and Community Education Center is designed for clinicians and community members to acquire and share new knowledge.
The hospital houses the GATE Institute, a specialized training center for physicians who perform minimally invasive procedures. The GATE Institute's nationally recognized faculty members combine hands-on surgical training with telemedicine and videoconferencing to bring the benefits of minimally invasive surgery to physicians and their patients across the nation. Since its inception nearly 20 years ago, the GATE Institute has trained thousands of physicians and other medical professionals from hospitals all over the country.