Member Hospitals


About the Hospital

Saint Elizabeths Hospital is the District’s public psychiatric facility for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who need intensive inpatient care to support their recovery. Saint Elizabeths also provides mental health evaluations and care to patients committed by the courts. The Hospital develops a personalized treatment plan to help each patient achieve the highest quality mental health outcomes. Saint Elizabeths Hospital is also a teaching hospital with accredited full time residency training programs for psychiatry, psychology, dentistry and chaplaincy and part time training programs that includes medical students, art and dance therapy, nursing students, and social work students.

Hospital System: District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health

Year Founded: 1855

Contact Information

1100 Alabama Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C., 20032
Phone: (202) 299-5100


CEO: Mark J. Chastang, MPH, MBA, FACHE
CNO: Clotilde Vidoni-Clark, Ph.D., RN
CMO: Philip Candilis, MD
Quality Leader: Shelita Martin, Ph.D.

Media Relations 

Tamil Perry, Ed.D.



Licensed Number of Beds: 292
Operating Number of Beds: 292


  • Psychiatric Hospital


  • District of Columbia Department of Health and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services