UM CMG News

  • Khalid Kurtom, MD Receives National Recognition

    Khalid Kurtom, MD, neurosurgeon with University of Maryland Community Medical Group – Neurosurgery, was recently recognition by the national publication, Becker’s Hospital Review, as one of 15 physicians under the age of 45 years old who have accomplished a lot early on in their careers.
  • Hospital Auxiliary Kicks Off 33rd Annual Tree of Lights

    The Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital at Easton will kick off its 33rd Annual Tree of Lights Campaign with a tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, November 22 at 4 p.m., in front of University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton. Contributions this year will support the funding of a new Neurosurgery Micro Tray for UM Community Medical Group -- Neurosurgery.
  • Dale Jafari Recieves the 2017 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence

    Nurse Practitioner Dale Jafari will be recognized for her achievements during the 2017 AANP National Conference.
  • UM CMG Primary Care to Celebrate Opening of Expanded Practice

    University of Maryland Community Medical Group – Primary Care at Heritage Crossing cares for you and your community. Please join us as we celebrate our newly expanded practice. Attend the open house to be entered into a raffle for a chance to win TWO BALTIMORE RAVENS TICKETS!
  • Kurtom Named Recipient of 2016 Arthur B. Cecil Jr., MD, Award for Excellence

    University of Maryland Shore Regional Health recently named Khalid H. Kurtom, MD, FAANS, FACS, as the recipient of the 2016 Arthur B. Cecil, Jr., MD, Award for Excellence in Health Care Improvement.
  • Siddiqui Named New Birthing Center Medical Director for Shore Regional Health

    A new Medical Director has been named of the Birthing Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, announces William Huffner, MD, MBA, FACEP, FACHE, the organization’s chief medical officer and senior vice president of Medical Affairs. Aisha Siddiqui, MD, FACOG, local obstetrician and gynecologist, recently assumed the position, which provides medical direction of patient care at the Birthing Center, located at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton.
  • UM CMG Primary Care at Bolton Hill Earns National Recognition for Patient Centered Care

    We are proud to announce that the UM CMG – Primary Care practice at Bolton Hill has received The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Level 3 Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and longā€term, participative relationships.
  • Smith Honored for Life-Saving Catch

    Richard Smith, an MA who works in Neurosurgery practice at BWMC, was recently honored for helping save a patient's life when he recognized some troubling signs and acted quickly.

  • Dr. Christopher deBorja awarded Physician of the Year

    Dr. Christopher L. deBorja was awarded Physician of the Year at the UM BWMC service awards May 7. Dr. deBorja is the UM Community Medical Group Board Chair and practices internal medicine at the UM Community Medical Group - Primary Care practice located at 3708 Mountain Road in Pasadena.

  • Dr. Francisca Bruney Named a Best Physician by Pasadena Voice

    Dr. Francisca Bruney was named runner up for Best Physician in the Pasadena Voice "Best of Pasadena 2016" contest. Winners were chosen based on votes collected from patients, residents and business owners in Pasadena.  

  • Dr. Robert Ishak Elected Fellow of Internists Society

    UM Community Medical Group Board Member Dr. Robert Ishak named Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the society of internists.

  • Centering Pregnancy Program Named Minogue Award Circle of Honor Winner

    During the 2016 Annual Patient Safety Conference, the Centering Pregnancy program at BWMC will be honored as one of the top ten “Circle of Honor” submissions for the conference’s Minogue Award for Patient Safety Innovation.