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After Brain Surgery, So Much to Celebrate: The Amy Effler Story

Inside the music room at St. Michael’s High School, all eyes are on Amy Effler as she leads her chorus class in preparing for an upcoming concert. The sopranos, along with the altos and basses, keep singing a refrain from a song called “Believe” that includes the line: “There’s no time to…

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Easton Rotary Makes Donation for Patients at UM SMC at Easton

Members of the Rotary Club of Easton, Maryland, District 7630, visited University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton in January with Rotarian and hospital volunteer Ken Sadler, aka “Dr. Goodwrench.” Dr. Goodwrench visits patients, loved ones and staff throughout the hospital as part of the Caring Clowns initiative to provide support,…

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Suntha Named to National List of Executives to Watch in 2020

UMMS President and CEO Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, has been named to a national list of executives to watch in 2020 by American City Business Journals. ACBJ is the parent company of more than 40 Business Journals across the US, including the Baltimore Business Journal. The list, called “Influencers: People We’re Watching in…

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Jones Honored by County, State for Service in Health Care

Gary Jones, RCP, RRT, FACCA, director, Heart and Vascular Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, recently received state and county proclamations honoring his 50 years with UM Shore Regional Health. Jones recently retired at the end of 2019, but has agreed to stay on in a contractual role until…

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Canine Volunteer Makes the Rounds at UM SMC at Easton

Meet therapy dog Jess, who visits University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton every other Thursday to provide comfort to patients and family members in same-day surgery, Cardiac Rehab, as well as rehabilitation patients at the Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation at UM Shore Regional Health. Jess even takes request…

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