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We provide care and embrace our patients, families, team members and communities with compassion.

BEHAVIOR: We demonstrate empathy and kindness in our service to those we serve.

ACTION: We seek to understand the perspective of the patients we serve, and strive to support our team members while holding one another accountable in ways that promote a culture of compassionate care.

Our Values in Action

Hear directly from our team members how they live our values in the work that they do each day. 

Wanda Harper-Howard Making the patient experience better. That's the goal of Wanda Harper-Howard as she and many volunteers offer compassion to everyone who walks through the doors of the University of Maryland Medical System.

Watch Harper-Howard's video.

Inieshea Marshall treats patients like they are family, using compassion to make everyone feel welcome.

Watch Inieshea's video.

As a member of the palliative care team, Samantha Parks leads with compassion to positively impact a patient's experience.

Watch Samantha's video.

As a medical assistant, Kelly Chambliss uses compassion every day to help patients feel at ease.

Watch Kelly's video.