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APC Spotlight

The Northern Virginia Health Foundation (NVHF) recognizes the important work APC does every day, awarding APC with a $80,000 grant this year.  APC is featured in NVHF's video 2012 annual report, highlighting APC's work. A special thanks to Northern Virginia Health Foundation for its ongoing support of APC. To watch click the video below or click here to watch the APC portion of the annual report.

2012 Annual Report: Pediatrics
2012 Annual Report: Pediatrics

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Friday, October 4, 2013


4th Annual Christopher Carter Memorial Golf Tournament

Bull Run Country Club

Manassas, VA


Join the Christopher Carter Foundation for its annual memorial golf tournament to support the prevention, early detection and active management of diabetes.


To learn more about the Christopher Carter Foundation, please click here


Virginia Hospital Center Emergency Department receives prestigious Lantern Award

Lantern Virginia Hospital Center's Emergency Department has been selected as a Lantern Award recipient by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). The Lantern Award designation, as described by the ENA, "is a visible symbol of an emergency department's commitment to quality, safety, a healthy work environment and innovation in nursing practice and emergency care.  Achievement of the Lantern Award indicates that an emergency department offers exemplary performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research."


This is the ENA's third year presenting the award and Virginia Hospital Center joins only 36 other recipients nationally. We are the only hospital in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC area to receive this three-year accreditation.  We are honored and proud to receive this designation, being one of only nine emergency departments in 2013 to meet the award criteria for Lantern Award designation. 

Virginia Hospital Center Foundation Launches Leadership Circle and a Special Women's Initiative


To enhance and recognize leadership giving to Virginia Hospital Center, the Foundation is launching a new Leadership Circle for annual gifts of $1,000 and more. Leadership Circle members devote energy and resources to supporting our community's healthcare priorities, including access to advanced medical technologies, outstanding emergency room care, innovations in medical imaging, and advances in oncology care. Please click here to learn more. 


As part of the Leadership Circle, our new Women's Initiative engages and inspires women leaders in our community to provide annual, sustained support for Hospital programs that impact women and children. Women's Initiative members will focus on issues of access to healthcare, including the Arlington Pediatric Center which provides primary, acute and mental healthcare for the children of low-income families living in Arlington. Other issues include women's health, heart and breast health, and maternal and infant care. Joining the Leadership Circle Women's Initiative with your annual gift of $1,000 ($500 for under 35) provides an opportunity to meet and network with like-minded women leaders who are committed to a thriving, healthy Arlington community. Women's Initiative members  will enjoy several events annually that are both social and networking as well as educational opportunities.  If you are interested in learning more please click here.  

Virginia Hospital Center in the News

VHC Bloom

Recently, you may have seen, heard or read about Virginia Hospital Center being named one of America's 100 Top Hospitals. We launched a campaign about this recognition throughout Northern Virginia on Cable TV, Radio, Print and Online media.  To read more about the 100 Top hospital award, click here.