Medical Records Request

Please follow these instructions to request a copy of your medical records from Howard University Hospital.

  1. Download and complete our Authorization to Disclose Protected Health Information

  2. Mail the original form to Howard University Hospital Medical Records Department, 2041 Georgia Ave NW Room 2038 A, Washington, DC 20060 OR drop it off in person to the Patient Registration area in the lock box on the 1st floor OR fax the form to 202-865-7968. The Medical Records Department is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
    Note: The use of the lockbox on the 1st floor is due to COVID-19 restrictions and may be subject to change.

  3. Mailed forms will take approximately 7 business days from date of receipt to process. We process requests Monday – Friday, records are mailed within 10 business days after processing your request.
    Note: This is the current timeline for medical record requests but the Medical Records Department has up to 30 days to process the request.  

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact our Medical Records Department at 202-865-1551, Option 1.