The 117,000 caregivers in Maryland hospitals work 24/7 to care for Marylanders. Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, our state’s nurses, doctors, and other hospital staff have stepped up and stepped in to lead our state through this crisis. Just as our dedicated frontline is #Caring4Md, we can all help to support them by recognizing their incredible work and contributions to our communities. That includes supporting state and federal policies that have a positive impact on advancing health and health care in Maryland.

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  • 'Removing One Additional Barrier': Community Vaccine Clinic Opens at Hyattsville Church
    Mar 23, 2021
    That is the idea of community clinics like this one put together by the church, the City of Hyattsville, and Doctor’s Community Hospital. Deneen Richmond, President of Doctors Hospital says, “Having vaccines more accessible to people where they live, its removing one additional barrier.”
  • Bel Air Nurse Records Song, Video Tribute to COVID-19 Essential Workers and Survivors
    Mar 22, 2021
    University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) nurse Natasha Ramirez Farr, RN, BSN, BM, and her band, Vagabond Motel, recorded the song, "Not Broken." The song chronicles the early frightening and exhausting days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the resilience and adaptiveness of the essential workforce and the hope that a vaccine has provided. It also serves as a tribute to people who sacrificed and risked so much and to the survivors of COVID-19.
  • University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Names New Chief Executive
    Mar 22, 2021
    University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center announced Kathleen McCollum will helm the Glen Burnie hospital beginning April 5. McCollum will replace Dr. Neel Vibhakar, who served as the hospital’s interim chief executive officer after previous CEO Karen Olscamp retired in January. She is an Anne Arundel resident. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.

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