Please note the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center (ETMC) is now closed for its fall 2017 redevelopment. Legal Services, Public Benefits and Research housed at ETMC have been re-located. Please visit for more information.


Whitman-Walker Blog

DC Is First in the Nation to Use ‘X’ Gender Markers

July 19, 2017

By Elizabeth Ehret, Equal Justice Works AmeriCorp Legal Fellow On June 26th, the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles added the option of a third gender marker, an “X,” for all issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. The “X” provides a long-overdue option for nonbinary individuals and individuals who do not wish to disclose their gender…

Important Changes to Primary Medical Scheduling Effective August 21, 2017

July 12, 2017

The Whitman-Walker Health medical team is changing the way appointments are scheduled. Our current system often books appointments very far in the future. This works for some people. But it also means scheduling an appointment with your doctor can be hard. This can be especially true when you’re not feeling well. The new scheduling system will…

Hoop’N for Care, Hoop’ N 4 HIV

July 10, 2017

By Jessica Li, Whitman-Walker Health Volunteer Two days after the late June rollout of the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act, the bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, I booked a three-hour bus from my college dorm in Central Jersey back to southeast Washington, DC. A day earlier, I had signed up for the…

We’ve Moved… Temporarily! | ¡Nos Vamos a Mudar… Pero es Transitorio!

June 29, 2017

Dear Whitman-Walker Health Family, In preparation for the upcoming redevelopment of our beloved Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center (ETMC) at 1701 – 1711 14th Street, NW, we has relocated all ETMC staff and services to temporary spaces during summer 2017. All services currently operating at 1525 14th Street, NW, will continue uninterrupted. Please see the new location…

The Lot at the Liz – A Pop-Up Art Experience and Summer Event Series

June 26, 2017

Elizabeth Taylor isn’t just dripping in diamonds; she’s also dripping in about 250 gallons of brightly-hued paint! Of course, we’re talking about Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center (ETMC), located at 1701 14th St. NW, one of Whitman-Walker Health’s four locations in Washington, DC. You may have noticed the large, bold letters spelling out “Work It, Gurl”…

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