North General Hospital is a 200-bed voluntary, community hospital located on the border of East Harlem and Central Harlem. Founded in 1979, North General provides over 80,000 ambulatory care visits, 35,000 emergency department visits and 6,000 inpatient admissions. North General is a teaching facility with residency programs in internal medicine and psychiatry affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as well as training programs in surgery and podiatry. North General also operates the Helene Fuld College of Nursing, which graduates 120 RNs annually.
North General offers inpatient services in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, substances abuse detoxification and AIDS. The hospital is designated a 911 and 939 receiving hospital, and operates over 30 primary, specialty and mental health clinics, as well as a New York State-designated AIDS Center, the Addiction Treatment Center and a multi-site Women, Infants and Children program