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To increase patient access to care, Whitman-Walker Health has changed its appointment scheduling system. When you contact Whitman-Walker, you will now be able to schedule your visit within the next 10 business days. All appointments on and after August 21, 2017, have been cancelled. We will contact you 14 days in advance to reschedule your appointment under the new system.

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Whitman-Walker Blog

Pulse Newsletter, October 2017

October 18, 2017

Walk & 5K to End HIV Just Days Away “Hope will never be silent,” Harvey Milk famously said.  And you can give hope to everyone in our community living with HIV and AIDS by registering for the Walk & 5K to End HIV at http://walktoendhiv.org. But hurry! This signature event, at which you can help…

Providing Care With Pride

September 28, 2017

As a medical center that serves a large LGBTQ patient population, we’re highlighting some of the LGBTQ individuals on staff who wish to share their experiences at Whitman-Walker Health and what it means to ‘Provide Care with Pride‘ within our diverse communities. “We serve you because we are you and want to provide the same safe…

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…

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