MedStar Union Memorial Hospital President Bradley Chambers Elected to Maryland Hospital Association Executive Committee

Chambers will serve a one-year term on the Executive Committee, after which he will be eligible for re-election to two additional one-year terms in this position.

July 11, 2013

Baltimore—Bradley S. Chambers, President of MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and Senior Vice President at MedStar Health, has been elected to the Maryland Hospital Association’s (MHA’s) Executive Committee, effective July 1. The Executive Committee is the highest policymaking body of the Association.

Chambers has been President at MedStar Union Memorial since 2009. Under his direction, MedStar Union Memorial has received the prestigious Delmarva Excellence Award for Quality Improvement six times. Prior to joining MedStar Health, he spent five years at the University of Maryland Medical System while earning his Masters of Science degree in Health Administration at Towson University. He serves on the board of the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute, an MHA affiliate, and chairs the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chesapeake.

Chambers will serve a one-year term on the Executive Committee, after which he will be eligible for re-election to two additional one-year terms in this position.

About MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, one of the top specialty hospitals in Baltimore, Maryland, has been caring for members of the community for more than 150 years. Our hospital is proud to carry on the tradition of quality care that is provided by a dedicated, compassionate team of physicians, nurses and support staff who use the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies available. This combination of a highly skilled staff and state-of-the-art technology makes MedStar Union Memorial the choice of patients throughout the region.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health combines the best aspects of academic medicine, research and innovation with a complete spectrum of clinical services to advance patient care. As the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, MedStar’s ten hospitals, the MedStar Health Research Institute and a comprehensive scope of health-related organizations are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. MedStar has one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training more than 1,100 medical residents annually, and is the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University. MedStar Health is a $4.5 billion not-for-profit, regional healthcare system based in Columbia, Maryland, and one of the largest employers in the region. Its almost 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians all support MedStar Health’s Patient First philosophy that combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service.

About the Maryland Hospital Association
The Maryland Hospital Association is the advocate for Maryland hospitals, health systems, and their patients before legislative and regulatory bodies. Its membership is comprised of community and teaching hospitals, health systems, specialty hospitals, veterans’ hospitals, and long-term care facilities. For more information, visit mhaonline.org.

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