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UMMS Appoints System’s First Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

April 07, 2021
The University of Maryland Medical System has recruited a physician with deep roots in addressing healthcare inequities over a career spanning nearly three decades, and lived experiences in inner-city America, to serve as the System's first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer (CDEIO).

ChoiceOne Urgent Care Sites Rebranded As University of Maryland Urgent Care

March 30, 2021
Nine ChoiceOne Urgent Care sites in Baltimore, Caroline, Harford and Talbot counties and Baltimore City are being rebranded as University of Maryland Urgent Care, effective April 1, 2021. The rebranding comes one year after the ChoiceOne Urgent Care sites were acquired by the University of Maryland Medical System.

Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital Launches Pilot Program To Vaccinate Most Vulnerable Populations

March 01, 2021
The Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital (BCCFH), a public-private partnership of the Maryland Department of Health, University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), will be piloting a unique approach designed to improve equitable allocation of COVID-19 vaccine and expand its emphasis on vaccinating the most vulnerable communities in Baltimore.