April 11, 2019 – Letter from John Ashworth

"When I wrote to you last week, I promised that we would continue to keep you informed on any developments related to our Board of Directors. Since then, we have continued to receive both helpful comments and thoughtful questions from many of you across the system, so I wanted to take a few moments to address some of those questions and share some new information."

Read more from Interim President and Chief Executive Officer John Ashworth's letter to UMMS employees.


April 8, 2019 – Baltimore Sun Editorial from Dr. Stephen C. Schimpff

"The physicians, nurses and staff of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) hospitals and clinics, along with the medical school’s faculty physicians, have been and are committed to the highest levels of care and healing for the citizens of Baltimore and Maryland."

Read more from Dr. Schimpff’s editorial in the Baltimore Sun.


April 1, 2019 – Letter from John Ashworth

"As a healthcare organization that cares for thousand of patients each day, overcoming complex - and at times, emotional - challenges are something we're familiar with.... In the past three weeks, our organization has been faced with a new set of challenges, different from those we are used to."

Read more from Interim President and Chief Executive Officer John Ashworth's letter to UMMS employees.