For Immediate Release May 29, 2018


Lura Herriman:

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UMCRMC) received the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, and EcoLeadership awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE).

This year marks the 14th successive year UMCRMC has earned the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval award, the 12th year winning the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval award, and the first year winning the EcoLeadership award.

The EcoLeadership award recognizes companies who demonstrate visionary leadership and an outstanding commitment to environmentally sustainable workplaces and efficient use of resources. Winners of the Workplace Excellence award have shown an outstanding commitment to overall workplace quality. AWE evaluates each organization on its programs in communication, diversity, employee growth, life-work balance, and more. Health & Wellness award winners demonstrate an outstanding commitment to employee health and wellness—and have led the way by developing innovative programs.

“Despite the many changes in healthcare and our community, we continue to work extremely hard to create an environment that meets the needs of our employees and their families. To receive this type of recognition for the past 14 years and expand our recognition with the EcoLeadership award, affirms our commitment to maintaining an environment that engages our staff. With engaged and committed employees, we can provide the best possible care and service to our patients and the community,” said Stacey Cook, Vice President of Human Resources, UMCRMC.

About University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center
UM Charles Regional Medical Center is a member of the University of Maryland Medical System and serves as a regional, not-for-profit, integrated health system serving Charles County and the surrounding areas of Southern Maryland. Our mission is to always provide excellent patient care as measured by the population’s health, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost effectiveness. UM Charles Regional Medical Center will remain the premier place to receive care and the premier place to provide care in the region. For more information, visit