July 12, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel discusses trauma informed care and the new Children & Psychiatric Adolescent Unit at UMMC. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV's 11 News Sunday Morning and Maryland Public Television's Direct Connection "Your Health" program.

  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center

July 8, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses his study that found that hospitals nationwide might not be prepared for the next pandemic. Media coverage included Fox News, WJZ-TV, WUSA-TV and Scienmag.

  • David Marcozzi, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief Clinical Officer/Senior Vice President at UMMC

July 7, 2021

Drs. Edwards and RachBeisel discuss the new "trauma informed" children and adolescent psychiatric unit at the UM Children's Hospital. (Medscape)

  • Sarah Edwards, DO, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UMMC
  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland Medical Center

July 6, 2021

Lyle Sheldon to retire in December after 26 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of UM Upper Chesapeake Health. Media coverage includes Baltimore Business Journal, The Aegis, Daily Record, Becker's Review, WBAL Radio, Bel Air Patch and I95 Businessonline.

  • Lyle Sheldon, President and Chief Executive Officer of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

July 4, 2021

Dr. Jeng talks about preventing eye injuries from fireworks during Fourth of July celebrations. (WBAL-TV and picked up by Yahoo! News)

  • Bennie J. Jeng, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

July 3, 2021

Dr. Negi wrote an article about preventing dehydration in older adults. (Capital Gazette)

  • Mohit S. Negi, MD, Medical Director of Senior Care at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

July 2, 2021

Dr. Marx discussed the closing and the successes of the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination site. Media coverage includes Baltimore Sun, WBAL- TV, WMAR-TV, WJZ-TV and WBAL Radio.

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site
  • Anne Williams, RN, M&T Bank Stadium Planning Section Chief and Director of Community Health Improvement for UMMS

UM Upper Chesapeake Health held a "topping off" ceremony at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium to celebrate construction progress on the new Aberdeen medical campus site. (The Aegis)

  • Lyle Sheldon, UMUCH's President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

June 30, 2021

Drs. Czinn and RachBeisel discuss the new Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital at UMMC. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Steven Czinn, MD, Director of the UMCH, Professor of Pediatrics at the UM School of Medicine and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Chief of Psychiatry at UMMC and Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry at UMSOM

June 29, 2021

Dr. Bower discusses summer camp and sports physicals for children. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Nicholas Bower, DO, Chief Medical Officer for University of Maryland Urgent Care

June 25, 2021

Dr. Clayborne discusses the Delta COVID variant. (Yahoo Finance)

  • Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Emergency physician at UM Prince George's Hospital Center

June 23, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the successes of the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site. (MASN)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

Sheldon discusses UM UCH's new Aberdeen healthcare campus and a "topping off" ceremony. (WBAL Radio)

  • Lyle Sheldon, FACHE, President and CEO of UM Upper Chesapeake Health

June 16, 2021

Dr. Efron demonstrates how to "Stop the Bleed." (WMAR-TV)

  • David Efron, MD, Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Trauma and Medical Director of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Dr. Schrank discusses the Delta coronavirus variant and updates on COVID in Maryland. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

June 14, 2021

Dr. Johnson discusses a patient whose life was saved after emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm. (WMAR-TV)

  • Wallace Johnson, Jr., MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and a cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

June 12, 2021

The University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center opened in Largo. Media coverage includes WUSA-TV, WJLA-TV, the& Washington Informer and Prince George's Suite magazine.


June 10, 2021

Dr. Biernot discusses approval by the FDA of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease. Media coverage includes WJLA-TV, CNN and WebMD.

  • Julia Biernot, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the UM School of Medicine and a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Siddiqui discusses prostate cancer and Men's Health Month on WMAR-TV. (WMAR-TV)

  • M. Minhaj Siddiqui, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine, and Director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

June 9, 2021

Lazarus discusses how patients with tinnitus are impacted by the noise generated by cicadas. (Baltimore Magazine)

The University of Maryland Medical System announced a requirement for COVID-19 vaccination across the System. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, Daily Record, Baltimore Business Journal, Washington Business Journal, Becker's Hospital Review, Modern Healthcare, Maryland Matters, WMAR-TV, WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, FOX-45, WBAL Radio, WYPR Radio, WUSA-TV, WTOP, WTTG-TV,WRC-TV, WJLA-TV, DCist.com, CBS News, USA Today, Newsy, Patch.com, CityBizList Baltimore, I-95 Business, Star Democrat, the Southern Maryland Chronicle and Ocean City Today.


June 8, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi discusses how the System's COVID response will prove helpful for future care delivery. (Daily Record)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander, University of Maryland Medical System; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Edwards discusses University of Maryland Medical Center's new Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit. (WJZ-TV)

  • Sarah Edwards, DO, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center

June 7, 2021

A ribbon-cutting event and celebration was held this week for the upcoming opening of the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo. Media coverage includes Washington Post, PG Suite Magazine, Washington Informer, Baltimore Sun, a photo gallery published by the Baltimore Sun, DCist.com, Maryland Matters, Becker's Hospital Review, WUSA-TV, PGTV, Patch.com and WDVM.

Dr. Munir discusses diabetes warning signs for men. (WMAR-TV)

  • Kashif M. Munir, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, Medical Director of the University Of Maryland Center For Diabetes and Endocrinology and an endocrinologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

June 4, 2021

Patient Darnell Davis is featured for his COVID recovery and the 31st annual R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Celebration of Heroes is discussed. (The Baltimore Times)

Dr. Marcozzi discusses COVID-19 vaccinations. (WBAL-TV 11 News)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander, University of Maryland Medical System; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Callahan discusses the work of the BCCFH in vaccinating Marylanders against COVID-19. (WBAL-TV 11 News)

  • Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital and Vice President of Population Health at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Dr. Younus discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19. (WBAL-TV)

  • Faheem Younus, MD, Executive VP and Chief Quality Officer and an Infectious Disease Specialist at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

June 3, 2021

University of Maryland Capital Region Health is preparing to open the new University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center hospital. Media coverage from the preview tour includes the Washington Business Journal, WJLA-TV, WRC-TV, WTOP Radio, and WTTG-TV.

Dr. Marx discusses the vaccination efforts at the stadium and the planned closing of the operation. (WUSA-TV)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

June 2, 2021

Vizzard discusses the System's donation of medical equipment and supplies to Southeast Asia. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Patrick Vizzard, Vice President of Supply Chain Management for UMMS

Dr. Wang discusses recommendations for masking and physical distancing protocols for groups of unfamiliar people. (Healthline)

  • Elizabeth Wang, MD, Infectious diseases physician at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

Dr. Schrank discusses vaccine hesitancy among Generation Z. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 31, 2021

Dr. Liu discusses the latest guidance from the CDC for kids attending summer camps. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 30, 2021

Stein and Starobin discuss the expansion of the hospital's outpatient center. (Baltimore Business Journal)

  • Sheldon Stein, CEO of Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
  • Justina Starobin, Vice President of Outpatient Services at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

May 29, 2021

Dr. Chilaka discusses ways to prevent osteoporosis and thinning bones. (Capital Gazette)

  • Natalie Chilaka, MD, Orthopedic trauma surgeon at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

May 28, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System is donating more than 200 pallets of lifesaving COVID-19 equipment and supplies valued at more than $4.6 million to countries in Southeast Asia. Media coverage includes WBAL-TV (on-air), WJZ-TV (on-air), WTTG (on-air), FOX-45 (website), WJLA-TV (website), Daily Record, Patch.com, CityBizList and I-95 Business.

Stever is profiled in this Facilities Net article discussing his experiences running a mass vaccination site. Part 1 and Part 2.

  • Richie Stever, Director of Operations and Maintenance at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Operations Chief for the UMMS M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

May 26, 2021

Dr. Cullen discusses the need to vaccinate children and teenagers against cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV. NCI-designated cancer centers are urging renewed vaccination efforts. (Kent County News)

  • Kevin J. Cullen, MD, Marlene and Stewart Distinguished Professor in Oncology at the UM School of Medicine and director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 25, 2021

Dr. Schrank discusses COVID-19 boosters. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, University of Maryland Medical Center COVID-19 Response Co-Incident Commander, Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 24, 2021

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital providing car seats and bike helmets for the Baltimore community. Media coverage includes FOX45 News and WJZ-TV.


May 21, 2021

Gonzalez discusses Stoke Month educational activities at the hospital. (Daily Record)

  • Karen Gonzalez, Stroke Coordinator for the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

May 19, 2021

Dr. Buchanan and Bradford discuss how care at Shock Trauma and ECMO treatments helped save the life of a COVID patient. (WJZ-TV and patient interview WJZ-TV story)

  • Laura Buchanan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a critical care physician at Shock Trauma
  • Jessica Bradford, RN, Shock Trauma nurse at UMMC

Obua and Daniel discuss lifting of the mask mandate in Maryland and COVID vaccination education. (Southern Maryland News)

  • Uchema Obua, Director of Pharmacy at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center
  • Monique Daniel, Pharmacist at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center

May 18, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the CDC's new mask guidance. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

May 17, 2021

O'Connor discusses food choices and Crohn's Disease. (EverydayHealth.com)

  • Kelly O'Connor, LDN, CDE, Registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

Dr. Baddley and Dr. Atanackovic discuss COVID vaccine protection and cancer patients. (Baltimore Sun)

  • John Baddley, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and an infectious disease physician at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Djordje Atanackovic, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Medical Director of the UMGCCC Fannie Angelos Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory

Dr. Marcozzi discusses mental health issues and the COVID pandemic. (WBAL-TV)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander, University of Maryland Medical System; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

May 16, 2021

Dr. RachBeisel discusses mental health issues and the COVID pandemic. (WBAL-TV)

  • Jill RachBeisel, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine; Chair, Department of Psychiatry at University of Maryland Medical Center

May 7, 2021

Dr. Chaudhari and Dr. Frieman discuss COVID infections in young adults. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Chirag Chaudhari, MD, Medical Director, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination site & Chair of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
  • Matthew Frieman, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

May 4, 2021

Dr. Marx discusses the University Days COVID vaccination initiative. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Incident Commander, M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site

May 3, 2021

Dr. Cullen talks about the upcoming virtual Maryland Half Marathon & 5k to benefit the cancer center. (WBAL Radio)

  • Kevin Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and director of the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 1, 2021

Weekley discusses the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center's "Healthy Lungs = Healthy You" designed to help keep COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. (Hospital Peer Review)

  • Anne S. Weekley, MHA, BSN, RN, CSSGB, CPHQ, Vice President for Quality and Patient Experience at UM Charles Regional Medical Center

April 30, 2021

Dr. Rapoport is featured with an immunotherapy patient whose cancer is in remission while discussing the Maryland Half Marathon & 5K. (WBAL-TV)

  • Aaron Rapoport, MD, Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine, and the Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program at the UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

Several University of Maryland Medical System principals are included among the Daily Record's inaugural Power 30 Health Care List honorees. (Daily Record)

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System
  • Ken Kozel, President/CEO of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
  • Lyle Sheldon, President/CEO of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
  • William Regine, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and executive director of the Maryland Proton Treatment Center

Dr. Marx discusses reusable scopes and medical product waste. (Baltimore Sun)

  • Jason Marx, MD, Senior Vice President of Physician Integration and Value-Based Care at UMMS

Dr. Schrank discusses updated outdoor COVID-19 mask guidance. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Greg Schrank, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the UM School of Medicine and Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center

April 29, 2021

UMMS hosted Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other dignitaries for a visit to the M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site this week. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun photo gallery, an Associated Press photo gallery, WJZ-TV, FOX-45 website, FOX-5 DC, WMAR-TV, WBAL Radio and WBAL TV, the Baltimore Business Journal, Patch.com and MSNBC.


April 27, 2021

Dr. Marcozzi is profiled as a "Movers and Shaker." (Daily Record)

  • David Marcozzi, MD, COVID-19 Incident Commander, University of Maryland Medical System; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center

This week, the Maryland Department of Health recognized the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital staff on the occasion of the one-year mark of treating the site's first COVID-positive patient. News coverage, including comments from Mohan Suntha, MD, President/CEO of UMMS, and Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the BCCFH, includes stories on WMAR-TV and WBAL-TV.

  • Mohan Suntha, MD, President and CEO of University of Maryland Medical System
  • Chuck Callahan, DO, Co-Director of the BCCFH

April 25, 2021

Dr. Pollak discusses initiatives announced by Amazon to reduce musculoskeletal disorders and injuries among its workforce. (CNBC)

  • Andrew N. Pollak, MD, Professor of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine and Senior Vice President for Clinical Transformation and Chief of Orthopedics at the University of Maryland Medical System

April 23, 2021

The University of Maryland Medical System released a public service announcement featuring Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker encouraging individuals to get vaccinated. Media coverage includes the Baltimore Business Journal and WJZ-TV.


April 19, 2021

Dr. Clayborne discusses COVID vaccines including updates on the J&J vaccine. (Yahoo! Finance)

  • Elizabeth Clayborne, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Emergency physician at UM Prince George's Hospital Center

April 18, 2021

Dr. Adimoolam guest-authored a column discussing the best ways to prevent Parkinson's disease. (Capital Gazette)


April 15, 2021

First responders and top trauma medicine professionals honored at the annual R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Celebration of Heroes event. Coverage included WBAL-TV, WBAL Radio and WMAR-TV online.

  • Thomas M. Scalea, MD, Professor of Trauma Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

April 9, 2021

Dr. Roderick K. King named the first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for UMMS. Media Coverage included WYPR, Daily Dose podcast, the Daily Record, the Baltimore Business Journal, Becker's Hospital Review and the Chestertown Spy.

  • Roderick K. King, MD, MPH, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer of University of Maryland Medical System

March 12, 2021

Richardson discusses his healthcare background and future for Prince George's County. (WRC/NBC 4)

  • Nathaniel Richardson, Jr., President and CEO of UM Capital Region Health

February 26, 2021

Dr. Pollack discusses Tiger Woods' Injuries. Coverage includes WBAL-TV, FOX45, WBAL Radio, Washington Post. Dr. Pollak was also included in this updated CBS News coverage.

  • Andrew Pollak, MD, Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at the UM School of Medicine and Chief of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical System

February 23, 2021

Dr. Scalea discusses his efforts to use drones to transport organs for transplantation. (Digital Trends)

  • Joseph R. Scalea, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the UM School of Medicine and Director of Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation at the University of Maryland Medical Center

February 4, 2021

Dr. Garrett-Ray discusses a new Baltimore City restaurant focused on providing healthier food choices. (Baltimore Sun)


January 29, 2021

Dr. Sharon Hoover discusses proposed legislation which would grant school students excused absences for mental health reasons. (Capital News Service)

  • Sharon Hoover, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Co-Director of the National Center for School Mental Health

January 28, 2021

Military dad meets new baby at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Media coverage included ABC News, WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV, Patch.com and WBAL Radio covered the story. The video also aired on Yahoo.


January 7, 2021

Therapy 'dogtor' inspires thousands of donations to hospital workers in need of comfort. (People Magazine)

  • Caroline Benzel, third-year medical student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Dickstein discusses how urology groups can incorporate immunotherapy treatments into their practice. (Urology Times)


December 31, 2020

Dr. Liu discusses new federal dietary guidelines. (FOX45 Morning News)

  • Esther Liu, MD, Chair of Pediatrics at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center