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  • The CalvertHealth family is mourning the loss of former President & CEO Jim Xinis

    Posted: 01/31/2023

    Jim Xinis The CalvertHealth family is mourning the loss of former President & CEO Jim Xinis, who passed away on Thursday, January 26 after a courageous battle with cancer. During his 27 years at the helm, Xinis played a pivotal role in transforming the hospital to the health system it is today. Under his leadership and vision, Xinis helped lead the hospital to the forefront of several major healthcare initiatives including the establishment of several clinical affiliations with major healthcare and ...

  • CalvertHealth Names Melissa Hall New Chief Nursing Officer

    Posted: 01/16/2023

    Melissa Hall, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP CalvertHealth is pleased to announce Melissa Hall, RN, BSN, MSN, FNP has been selected as Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Clinical Affairs. Hall had more than 20 years experience as a bedside nurse and family nurse practitioner before transitioning to nurse informatics and healthcare administration. In her new role, Hall will have leadership and fiscal oversight of nursing; emergency department; intensive care unit; behavioral health; case management; surgical s...

  • The End of an Era – The Last Harvest Ball Gala Kicks Off Cancer Care Initiatives at CalvertHealth

    Posted: 11/29/2022

    The CalvertHealth Foundation Gala was held at MGM National Harbor on November 12. The event was a huge success thanks to extraordinary support from corporate, community and individual sponsors which raised nearly $450,000 toward enhancing cancer care for our community. Special thanks to Presenting Sponsors DeCesaris/Prout Cancer Foundation and Curtis Investment Group. After 34 years, the CalvertHealth Foundation announced in September the 2022 Gala for Cancer Care would be the last Harvest Ball Gala. The...

  • CalvertHealth Names Jeremy Bradford as Next President and CEO

    Posted: 11/16/2022

    After a nationwide search and a unanimous decision, the CalvertHealth Board of Directors is proud to announce Jeremy Bradford has been selected to the position of President and CEO of Calvert Health System. Bradford most recently served as President of Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, a 134-bed regional referral center, serving several critical access hospitals throughout nine counties across southern Illinois, complete with a robotics program for minimally invasive surgery; a cardiovasc...

  • CalvertHealth Foundation Annual CalvertHealth 5K raises more than $60,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

    Posted: 11/02/2022

    More than 700 runners, walkers, cheering spectators and volunteers crowded the streets and sidewalks of Solomons in a show of pink for CalvertHealth’s 13th Annual Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run on Oct. 15. The record-setting crowd brought in nearly $61,000 to benefit the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care at CalvertHealth. “This event is so much more than a run/walk,” said CalvertHealth Foundation Trustee and 5K Committee Chair Barry Friedman. “The 5K is a positive, uplifting experience for everyone i...

  • 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 15 in Solomons

    Posted: 08/22/2022

    CalvertHealth will hold its annual Breast Cancer 5K on Saturday, October 15, 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 k...

  • 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...