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  • 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...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation accepting applications for 2022-2023 academic year scholarships

    Posted: 02/10/2022

    The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship Fund is offering tuition assistance to students who are pursuing higher education in medicine or allied health fields. Since its inception, the scholarship fund has awarded more than 510 scholarships totaling more than $755,000 to area students. In order to be eligible for the Allied Health Scholarship, funded by a generous endowment from Calvert Arundel Medical Facilities, Inc., applicants must be accepted into an accredited school of nursing or other allied heal...

  • Annual Pink & Blue Memorial Cancer Tournament Raises Record Funds to Support Prostate and Breast Cancer

    Posted: 02/07/2022

    The 11th Annual Pink and Blue Memorial Tournament was held on October 11 at The Cannon Club in Lothian, MD. This year’s tournament celebrated the life of Anthony Williams and raised $45,000 for the CalvertHealth Foundation to invest in the latest breast cancer and prostate cancer treatment and equipment. Since the event began in 2010, the tournament has raised more than $400,000 benefitting CalvertHealth and Anne Arundel Medical Center. “Giving back to the community in honor of friends we have lost means...

  • CalvertHealth Moves to Crisis Protocols in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

    Posted: 12/28/2021

    Due to a significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, CalvertHealth is implementing crisis protocols beginning today, December 29. Since December 1, CalvertHealth has experienced a 567% increase in treating admitted COVID patients – from 3 patients in the beginning of December to 20 today. This rise in COVID patients in addition to the number of other patients coming to the Emergency Room and others requiring hospitalization combined with current staff shortages required CalvertHealth to move to cr...

  • Medical Leaders Urge Community to Get Vaccinated to Combat COVID Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits

    Posted: 12/15/2021

    The medical leaders at CalvertHealth are sending a strong message to the community – Get Vaccinated and Get your Booster. After months of combating COVID – an unknown back in early 2020 – today, the vaccine is readily available to fight this virus. “We have three vaccines to counter the effects of COVID which will keep individuals out of the hospital and out of the Emergency Room. This is a serious healthcare crisis and anyone who doesn’t realize this is putting themselves and others at risk,” said Dr. T...

  • CalvertHealth Medical Group Welcomes New Urologist

    Posted: 12/06/2021

    Urologist Dr. John (Jack) Cooper has joined CalvertHealth Medical Group. While he has a special interest in treating complex and large kidney stones, Dr. Cooper enjoys providing care for a well-rounded general urology practice including the treatment of enlarged prostate, erectile dysfunction, low testosterone and overactive bladder. “I chose this field because it allows me to make a difference in my patients’ quality of life and wellbeing every day,” he said. Dr. Cooper comes to CalvertHealth from Chris...

  • CalvertHealth Welcomes Three New Board Members

    Posted: 12/03/2021

    The CalvertHealth Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of small business owner Scott Reeves, the Rev. Christopher Garcia, rector of Christ Church in Port Republic and Dr. Chang Choi, who heads up the adult hospitalist team at CalvertHealth Medical Center. Composed of volunteers from the community and the medical staff, the board plays a vital role in ensuring the organization meets the needs of the community. “We’re excited Scott will be joining our board,” said CalvertHealth Preside...