For Immediate Release April 19, 2021

University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation will host "Advance Directives-Who Needs One and Why" on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. via Zoom.Lakshmi Vaidyanathan

The webinar will discuss the difference between Maryland Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) and advance directives, and how to ensure your advance directive communicates your wishes to health care providers. The program will also include an update on UM Shore Regional Health's Palliative Care program.

Maddie SteffansLakshmi Vaidyanathan, MD, MBA, Medical Director, UM Shore Regional Health Palliative Care, and Maddie Steffens, BSN, RN, CHPN, Program Coordinator UM Shore Regional Health Palliative Care, will lead the webinar.

This seminar is free and open to the public; pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, please contact Janet Andrews, 410-822-1000, ext. 5792, or