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  • CalvertHealth Announces Affiliation with Duke Health for Cancer Care

    Posted: 09/16/2022

    On Wednesday, Sept. 15 CalvertHealth announced it is enhancing its community cancer program through a new cancer affiliation with Duke Health. “This affiliation offers our patients access to cancer research, treatment advances and clinical trials only available at the best cancer hospitals in the country,” said CalvertHealth Cancer Program Director Dr. Theodore Tsangaris. “This is an exciting chapter in cancer care at CalvertHealth,” said Dr. Tsangaris. “The affiliation with Duke Cancer Network is the ce...

  • CalvertHealth Annual Breast Cancer 5K Held October 1 in Solomons

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    CalvertHealth will hold its annual Breast Cancer 5K on Saturday, October 1, in beautiful Solomons Island to benefit the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. The center was the first multidisciplinary breast center in Southern Maryland and now celebrates more than 12 years serving the community. With higher mortality rates for breast cancer in Calvert County versus the state of Maryland and the United States according to the National Cancer Institute, the 5K helps raise critical funds to support ke...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Awards Record Number of Scholarship Recipients in 2022

    Posted: 07/06/2022

    The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship committee recently awarded the largest scholarship total in its history – providing $170,231 to 35 award recipients. Twenty-three of the applicants will receive Allied Health scholarships and seven of the applicants will receive E. Anne Spitzer Scholarships. The latter is specifically for students in pursuit of a medical degree. Since the scholarship program began in 1991, it has awarded more than 545 scholarships totaling $925,000 in student assistance. Each reci...

  • CalvertHealth Names Employee of the Year, Leadership Award Recipients and Honors Years of Service

    Posted: 06/24/2022

    After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, CalvertHealth was able to hold this year’s 45th Annual Awards Banquet in person on June 11 at the Rod ‘N’ Reel Resort. President and CEO Dean Teague, who recently announced his intent to retire in 2023, was emotional when he shared, “I can’t even begin to express how proud I am of our workforce and all we have accomplished over the last several years. I am a people person, and what I will miss the most about CalvertHealth is you. Your determination, your grit and the...

  • CCPS Students, Governor’s Healthcare Heroes Poster Content Finalist Present Art to CalvertHealth

    Posted: 06/20/2022

    Earlier this year, the Office of the Governor of Maryland and the Maryland State Department of Education presented the 2022 Governor’s Healthcare Heroes Poster Competition for Maryland school students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. The competition encouraged Maryland students to submit poster designs that depicted the theme “Celebrating Maryland’s Healthcare Heroes.” A total of 131 schools from 18 local education districts participated in the competition. On June 15, the two Calvert County final...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Raises More than $107,000 for Advancements in Urologic Care

    Posted: 05/19/2022

    The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 33rd Annual Benefit Golf Classic presented by CDI, LLC and L2 Construction Management Corporation at The Cannon Club in Lothian on May 9. More than 150 people including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped make this the most successful golf classic in tournament history. Proceeds from this year’s event will be used to support the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases including kidney, bladder and prostate cance...

  • CalvertHealth President and CEO Dean Teague Announces Intention to Retire in 2023

    Posted: 04/18/2022

    Dean Teague, President and CEO of Calvert Health System (CHS), the largest private employer and the only hospital in Calvert County, has announced his plans to retire next year. A national search to select his successor is already underway with the board engaging a firm with considerable experience in recruiting senior healthcare executives. CHS Board of Directors Chair Rev. David Showers said, “We are confident this will be a smooth transition with Dean at the helm until our next health system leader is...

  • CalvertHealth Encourages Community Support while Celebrating National Doctors’ Day on March 30

    Posted: 03/09/2022

    CalvertHealth is proud to participate in National Doctors’ Day, celebrated annually on March 30. CalvertHealth’s Doctors’ Day celebration publicly honors and acknowledges the dedication, talent and commitment to excellence of our affiliated physicians. The day offers the opportunity to celebrate doctors and medical professionals for the care they provide and the impact they make in our community. CalvertHealth Foundation Board Trustee and Pastor, Dwayne Hooper said, “CalvertHealth providers have gone abo...

  • Theresa Johnson Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2022

    Posted: 03/04/2022

    Leadership Maryland announced today that Theresa Johnson, Vice President of Brand Strategy and Philanthropy at CalvertHealth, has been chosen to participate in the professional development program as a member of the Class of 2022. Johnson is one of 52 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 29th class, who will complete the eight-month, hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital issues. The program will run from April to December, and include five, two-day sessions focused on Maryla...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Supports Expanded Urologic Services at 33rd Annual Benefit Golf Classic

    Posted: 02/23/2022

    The CalvertHealth Foundation will be hosting the 33rd Annual Benefit Golf Classic on Monday, May 9 at the Cannon Club in Lothian, MD. Various sponsorship levels are available including tee signs, foursomes, contest sponsors and corporate packages. To meet growing community needs, CalvertHealth Medical Group has expanded its urologic offerings. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will be used to support the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases includ...