Leadership Message

The practice of medicine, especially in the areas of technology and innovation, is constantly changing and evolving. Hospitals and health systems across the state of Maryland and the nation are on a mission to provide their patients with the highest quality care in an environment that features state-of-the-art facilities, integrated technologies and of course, the most skilled and esteemed physicians and healthcare providers. Our community hospitals exceed the outcomes set by state standards in many areas including heart failure and pneumonia. Our award-winning Primary Stroke Centers are not only saving lives, but are getting people back to the lives they had before the stroke.

As an integrated health system, University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) invests in the tools and resources necessary to assure we meet the growing needs of our community. Our relationships have developed over many years – from the thousands of team members and hundreds of volunteers who help make us who we are to the many businesses and neighbors who support what we do. We need the support from the people who live and work in the communities we serve. Through this support, we are able to make critically important investments that ensure we remain the highest quality healthcare provider – right here in Harford County.

We have accomplished so much in the nearly 100 years since our founding at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH). We look forward to building on those successes as we take steps toward our future. We are grateful for all of our supporters who have allowed our healthcare system to grow and thrive and are deeply committed to continuing our journey to be the best. We thank you for joining us.

In Good Health,

Albert J.A. Young
Chairman, Board of Directors
Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation
Lyle E. Sheldon, FACHE
President/CEO
Upper Chesapeake Health


Our Events

Events are a great way to showcase community partners and donors while supporting UM UCH’s mission to provide unparalleled healthcare to our community. Upcoming Events

Join your neighbors, your friends, and this great community in support of The Kaufman Cancer Center at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) and Cancer LifeNet at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.



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