Herbert Gordon, president of Herb Gordon's Auto World, has been elected to a one-year term as chairman of the Washington Hospital Center's board of trustees. Other officers elected to the hospital's board for 1985 are: Thomas A. Parrott, a retired U.S. Central Intelligence Agency employe, first vice chairman; Martin D. Krall, an attorney with Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, second vice president; Isabel Pryce, president of the National Council of Hospital Governing Boards, secretary; and John W. Rollins Jr., president and chairman of AZTECH Corp., a computer systems and software company, treasurer. Newly elected trustees are: David K. Berler, a senior ophthalmologist at the Center; James W. Dyke Jr., a partner in the law firm of Sidley & Austin; Luis A. Mispireta, a senior thoracic surgeon at the Center, and Vincent E. Reed, vice president for communications at The Washington Post. The Washington Hospital Center, the District's largest private, nonprofit hospital, is located adjacent to Children's Hospital and the Veteran Administrations Hospital, at 110 Irving St. NW.

Washington Healthcare Corp., a nonprofit group of hospitals that includes Washington Hospital Center, Capitol Hill Hospital, the Center for Ambulatory Surgery and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, has tapped Brent L. Henry to be its general counsel. A graduate of Yale Law School, Henry was director of business and governmental affairs at Greater Southeast Community Hospital and was an attorney with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue. He replaces George Hart, who has returned to private practice with the firm of Keefe & Hart.