"Protecting and serving those who protect and serve us."

Welcome to the D.C. Police & Fire Clinic

PFC Associates, a joint venture of Providence Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center, initiated a unique privatization project with the government of the District of Columbia.  The Police & Fire Clinic provides occupational and preventive medical services to the District's more than 6,000 police officers, fire fighters, US Park Police officers and U.S. Secret Service agents.

This partnership not only improves the quality of medical services and increase productivity of the public safety force, but also results in significant efficiencies and savings for the city.

 

  PFC's Confidentiality Policy

PFC's health care providers and staff are committed to maintaining confidentiality at the Police and Fire Clinic. Records are maintained in accordance with the statutory provisions of the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act and the implementing regulations found in the District Personnel Manual. Clinical staff adhere to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine's Code of Ethical Conduct, which is aimed at protecting the privacy of employee medical information. In addition, the Behavioral Health Service follow the ethical guidelines put forth by the American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (revised 1992), Title IV District of Columbia Code-Mental Health Information Act, Psychological Guidelines for Issues in Law Enforcement, Police Psychological Services Section, International Association of Chiefs of Police.

 
 
  PFC's Mission

PFC Associates, LLC, a joint partnership of Providence Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center, will develop and practice innovative approaches to appraising, initiating, maintaining, and restoring the physical, psychological and emotional health of Police Officers, Firefighters and other members covered in the District of Columbia whom we serve. The Police & Fire Clinic  (PFC) will provide high-quality, cost effective, state-of-the-art, and assessable patient-centered care and service according to national medical standard and guidelines.