The GW Medical Faculty Associates is the largest independent physician group in metropolitan Washington. It is comprised of more than 750 providers who deliver care through 51 medical and surgical specialties, which are supported by academic medicine and clinical research. The MFA maintains offices in Annapolis, Bethesda, Rockville, Downtown D.C., the West End, Upper Northwest Washington, Reston and Mount Vernon. MFA doctors maintain privileges at GW, Mount Vernon, Reston, Shady Grove, Sibley, Suburban and Washington Adventist Hospitals. The MFA is a national leader in the implementation of the Electronic Medical Record and manages more than one million patient visits each year. The GW Medical Faculty Associates is a 501 (c) 3 with a mission of patient care, clinical research and education.