MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Celebrates National Doctors’ Day

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Board of Directors extends their appreciation to all Medical Staff members in commemoration of National Doctors’ Day, held on March 30, 2015. Our physicians blend the science of healing and the art of caring as they professionally and compassionately care for their patients. “I am honored to be affiliated with this hospital that has such a dedicated, compassionate and professional Medical Staff members,” said Barbara Thompson, chairman of the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Board of Directors. “Our Medical Staff’s commitment to patients and the advancement of medicine contributes enormously to the health of our community and the quality of this hospital.”

April 1, 2015

Leonardtown, MD – (March 25, 2015)

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Board of Directors extends their appreciation to all Medical Staff members in commemoration of National Doctors’ Day, held on March 30, 2015. Our physicians blend the science of healing and the art of caring as they professionally and compassionately care for their patients.

“I am honored to be affiliated with this hospital that has such a dedicated, compassionate and professional Medical Staff members,” said Barbara Thompson, chairman of the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Board of Directors. “Our Medical Staff’s commitment to patients and the advancement of medicine contributes enormously to the health of our community and the quality of this hospital.”

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Stephen Michaels, MD, said, “Each physician brings their own knowledge, experience and expertise to this hospital. With a desire to be educated in leading-edge treatment protocols, our physicians devote themselves to providing safe, high-quality care to all their patients.”

Doctors’ Day was first observed March 30, 1933. Since then, it is celebrated annually to acknowledge the anniversary of the first use of general anesthetic in surgery on March 30, 1842 by physician Crawford Long. In 1990, President George Bush signed a resolution designating March 30 as National Doctors’ Day, the first of which was celebrated in 1991.

MedStar St. Mary’s will be celebrating its medical professionals on April 2 with a fellowship breakfast and a special gift to them. We are thankful not just on Doctors’ Day, but every day for the world-class service our Medical Staff provides our community.

About MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital 

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital (MSMH) is a full-service community hospital, delivering state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care in Leonardtown, Maryland. Nestled in a waterside community, MedStar St. Mary's provides advanced technology with a dedication to excellence in all services provided. The not-for-profit hospital has been named among the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals™ and is an eight time recipient of the prestigious Delmarva Medicare Excellence Award. In addition, MSMH received the Maryland Performance Excellence Award at the Platinum level in 2014 – the highest in the state. Our staff is committed to providing quality and compassionate medical care for all patients by coupling innovation with our outstanding team of Medical Staff members, associates and volunteers. Visit MedStarStMarys.org to learn more.

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