Patient and doctor in front of Cancer Institute

Thank you for your interest in the Fall 2018 issue of Maryland’s Health Matters! At UM St. Joseph Medical Center, we are committed to giving you and your family the information you need to live healthfully. Here is some additional content that wasn’t available in the print magazine. We hope you enjoy it!

Get Ready for Flu Season

Make sure to get your flu shot and protect you and your family! You can get the flu vaccine through ChoiceOne Urgent Care, a primary care doctor or through the UM SJMC community health department.

The Annual Powered by Me! Conference

The Annual Powered by Me! Conference will be held on November 7, 2018 at the Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore in Timonium, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. To learn more about the Powered by Me! program, visit

St. Clare Medical Outreach Celebrates 20 Years of Serving the Community

Services are provided at the Galleria Atrium, 1407 York Rd, Suite 309, Lutherville, MD 21093. St. Clare provides free primary care and health education to those who have no access to healthcare. Learn more

UM St. Joseph Medical Group

The UM St. Joseph Medical Group is a growing network of physicians who are affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center. The group includes primary care physicians (internists, family practitioners, OB/GYNs), specialists and surgeons with offices in communities throughout the Greater Baltimore region. Find a UM St. Joseph Medical Group provider

Spotlight: University of Maryland Medical Center
GammaPod Zeroes in on Breast Cancer (pages 10-12)

GammaPod, a new method of radiation treatment for women with early-stage breast cancer, delivers a higher dose of radiation to the tumor with less damage to normal breast tissue and the heart and lungs.  Watch a video demonstration of this new technology, which is exclusively offered at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Are You at Risk for Breast Cancer?

Take the High Risk Breast Cancer assessment and learn more about your risk.

Not All Wounds Are Visible: Let’s Talk about Depression and Anxiety – Part II
Wednesday, November 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Depression and anxiety are the most common mental illnesses in the United States. This Community conversation, hosted by University of Maryland Medical System, will focus on the impact of depression and anxiety on men, seniors and those with chronic disease. This event provides an opportunity to hear from and talk to health care professionals about depression, anxiety and the road to recovery.

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