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Public Health

Serving the public through physician training and resources.

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Public Health: Maternal & Child Health

Working to improve maternal and child health outcomes.

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Public Health: Breast Cancer Education for Providers

Offering education and resources for primary care providers.

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Physician Health

Programs to maintain the wellness of practicing physicians.

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History of Maryland Medicine

Preserving and celebrating the contributions of Maryland physicians and Maryland medicine.

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Resources for Physicians

Resources to help physicians better meet the needs of their patients.

The Center for a Healthy Maryland (formerly MedChi Foundation) is the non-profit affiliate of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. The Center’s mission is to:

  • advance the practice of medicine,
  • enhance the quality of medical care,
  • promote the health of the citizens of the State of Maryland,
  • explore the history of medicine in Maryland, and
  • preserve MedChi’s archives.

The Center’s programs include supporting the study of medicine and the diffusion of medical knowledge through the continuing medical education of physicians; providing programs to maintain the wellness of practicing physicians serving the public; preserving and learning from the past history of medical care in Maryland; educating the public about medical issues, and promoting public health programs.

The Center supports a range of educational and charitable activities throughout the year including the Maryland Fetal and Infant Mortality Review, the Maryland Physician Health Program and the Dan McDougal Fund, the Hunt Lectureship, and the History of Maryland Medicine.

The Center for a Healthy Maryland is governed by a Board of Trustees, as well as a Board of Advisors, bringing together leaders in medicine, business, faith, education and the community. They work in concert to achieve health goals, create public policy advocacy and disseminate information to benefit the citizens of Maryland.