Johns Hopkins University & Health SystemLocal

Johns Hopkins University, located in Baltimore, Maryland, was founded in 1876 as America’s first research university, with a mission both to teach and to advance human knowledge through discovery. It has campuses in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Europe, and Asia, and conducts research on six continents. The university comprises nine academic divisions, plus the Applied Physics Laboratory, and has been ranked and the No. 1 U.S. academic institution in total research and development spending for 36 years in a row.

 

The Johns Hopkins Health System includes six hospitals, outpatient clinics, primary and specialty care centers, managed care and home care services, and partnerships with health care institutions around the world. The Johns Hopkins Hospital, located in Baltimore, is a 1,192-bed acute care facility that serves as the principal teaching hospital for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and as a major center for medical research. It has long been recognized as one of the world’s leading health care institutions, and as a key contributor to the vitality of Baltimore’s and Maryland’s economy. Both the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System are part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, a $7.7 billion integrated global health enterprise.

 

About HopkinsLocal

HopkinsLocal is a commitment by Johns Hopkins – which includes Johns Hopkins University and Health System – to leverage its role as the largest private anchor institution in Baltimore to create lasting economic opportunities in the city.

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HopkinsLocal Build. Hire. Buy.

HopkinsLocal is a commitment by 
Johns Hopkins University and Health System to leverage its role as the largest private anchor institution in Baltimore to create lasting economic opportunities in the city. With this initiative, Johns Hopkins will expand its outreach to local businesses and residents, including women and minorities, when it builds, hires, and buys.

HopkinsLocal is a firm and measurable commitment to expand participation of local and minority-owned businesses in construction opportunities; increase the hiring of city residents, with a focus on neighborhoods in need of job opportunities; and enhance economic growth, employment, and investment in Baltimore through purchasing activities. The initiative will also support ongoing efforts to build diversity in Johns Hopkins’ workforce and among our business partners.

With campuses across the city and more employees than any other private employer in Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and Health System can help make Baltimore a place where people are proud to live, work, and study.