The Center for a Healthy Maryland, The Maryland State Medical Society Foundation was established in 1976 as a 501(c)(3) corporation to support the advances of practice of medicine, enhance the quality of medical care, promote the health of the citizens of Maryland, explore the history of medicine in Maryland and preserve MedChi’s archives.
The Center for a Healthy Maryland is housed at the MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society’s Baltimore Office.About Us
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.
Public HealthThe Center for a Healthy Maryland’s public health programs are dedicated to improving the health status of the citizens of Maryland through education, advocacy and linkage to resources. Learn about some of our partnerships, programs, and resources for providers.
Physician HealthThe Maryland Physician Health Program, established in 1978 and is administered by the Center for a Healthy Maryland, The Maryland State Medical Society Foundation. The Maryland State Medical Society established a committee of physicians who volunteered their time and services to assist colleagues in need. – SEPTEMBER 17 IS NATIONAL PHYSICIAN SUICIDE AWARENESS DAY
History of Maryland Medicine
MedChi & The National Anthem
Most people don’t know that September 14 is a special day in American History: It was the day in 1814 that the British bombed Baltimore for 25 hours, but…
Jonas R. Rappeport, MD
We were saddened to hear of the death of our long-time member, Jonas Rappeport, M.D. He lead a long and fascinating life, and was a member here at MedChi…
It never fails! I think that I’ve found all the artworks that are housed here in our buildings, then something else appears. A few weeks ago, after about three…
Early Women Members
I was working on a project where someone asked me who was the earliest female member of the Faculty. I didn’t immediately know, so went hunting up the answer….
The Woman’s Medical College in Baltimore
THE WOMEN’S MEDICAL COLLEGE OF BALTIMOREBy Emily Emerson LantzOriginally printed in the Evening Sun, May 13, 1918 Visitors to Baltimore from the North are wont to make smiling reference…
Our Main Stairs
I was recently talking to someone about opening our skylight a few years ago. We were talking about the staircase, and how unusual it is, and how the stairs…
John Whitridge, MD
We are in the process of conducting a survey of our art collection with the intention of having it re-valued for insurance purposes. We do this every so often,…
Please Join MedChi for a Virtual Tour of Fossil Hall at the Smithsonian on Wednesday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m. Which living animal is the closest descendant to dinosaurs?Do humans…
Happy Independence Day!
Please Have a Safe Independence Day! Remember to wear your mask!