University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) is dedicated to maintaining and improving the health of the people in its communities through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality care to all. We are committed to service excellence as it offers a broad range of health care services, technology and facilities. We do and will continue to work collaboratively with our communities and other health organizations to serve as a resource for health promotion and education.


The vision of UM UCH is to become the preferred, integrated health care system creating the healthiest community in Maryland.


Excellence: We constantly pursue excellence and quality through teamwork, continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, innovation, education, and prudent resource management.

Compassion: People are the source of our strength and the focus of our mission. We will serve all people with compassion and dignity.

Integrity: We will conduct our work with integrity, honesty, and fairness. We will meet the highest ethical and professional standards.

Respect: We will respect the worth, quality, diversity, and importance of each person who works with or is served by UM UCH.

Responsibility: We take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable for the results and outcomes.

Trust: We will strive to be good citizens of the communities we serve and build trust and confidence in our ability to anticipate and respond to community and patient needs.