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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) partners with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," which features UMMS specialists who share their medical expertise with viewers all across Maryland.

UMMS guests appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7 pm.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

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New UMMS President Mohan Suntha, MD Shares His Vision For The Medical System

Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, a physician leader with deep roots across the University of Maryland Medical System including providing exceptional care for cancer patients and leading two of the system’s hospitals, was named President and Chief Executive Officer of UMMS late in 2019. As a physician CEO, Dr. Suntha brings a unique and valuable clinical lens and a focus on ensuring the delivery of compassionate, high-quality patient and family-centered care.

On Monday, February 3, Dr. Suntha will discuss his vision for UMMS, including how the system will transform the way we deliver health care to bring more value to our patients and their communities as well as building upon its tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation.

Do you have a question? During the show, call 1-800-926-0629 or e-mail your question to