For the Media

Gilchrist welcomes inquiries from reporters. We have experts available for interviews on a range of topics, including hospice and palliative care, elder care, senior health/aging, grief support, caregiver support and other end-of-life issues. For media inquiries, call 443.849.8263 or email

Recent Media Coverage





Media Coverage (Archives)


  • Gilchrist breaks ground on new hospice center at Memorial Stadium site
    Multiple media outlets featured Gilchrist in stories about the construction of our new Gilchrist Center Baltimore hospice center at the Memorial Stadium te. WMAR-TVThe Baltimore SunThe Daily Recordthe Baltimore Business Journal and the Maryland Hospital Association News Roundup featured the story prominently.
  • Baltimore Sun – Gilchrist President Catherine Hamel was quoted in the Baltimore Sun about the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award earned by the GBMC Health System, including Gilchrist.
  • WBFF-TV FOX45 – Tracie Schwoyer-Morgan, Manager of Advance Care Management at Gilchrist, explains the difference between hospice and palliative care on Monday Morning House Call: Hospice Care & Palliative Care.
  • Greater Living Live – Dr. Anthony Riley, Chief Medical Officer of Gilchrist, provides advice on how to utilize advance care planning.The Jewish Times – Gilchrist was named ‘Top Hospice’ in The Jewish Times Readers’ Choice Poll
  • The Daily Record – Beverly Ruiz, Receives Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award
  • The Daily Record –  W. Anthony Riley, MD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Greater Living Live – Discussing Mental Health with Erica Cerquetti, CRNP
  • WMAR: Gilchrist physician discusses senior health and social distancing.
  • YouTube: Gilchrist President interviewed on “What’s Up, Dr. Dovec?”
  • WJZ13: Music Therapy Moves Forward Virtually at Gilchrist
  • WBFF (FOX45): Gilchrist’s Medical Director of Integrative and Palliative Medicine discusses importance of advance directives during pandemic.
  • Baltimore Sun: Gilchrist nurse featured in “On Baltimore’s Front Lines: Nursing Those Sickened By Coronavirus”
  • Baltimore Sun: Gilchrist chaplain featured in article about caring for the sick during the pandemic.
  • WMAR: Gilchrist’s President discusses our care during the COVID-19
  • 2019

  • Journal of Palliative Medicine: Staff from Gilchrist’s Palliative Medicine team’s abstract published.
  • Baltimore Style: Gilchrist won “Best Hospice” in Baltimore Style magazine’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.
  • Baltimore Business Journal: GBMC’s Sub Acute Unit, managed medically by Gilchrist, earned the highest ranking from U.S. News.
  • Baltimore Sun: Article highlighting Taste of Howard County that features Steve Wecker.
  • WYPR: “On The Record” with Sheila Kast and Gilchrist’s grief services manager, Deborah Jones, talk about the Honoring Our Losses event.
  • WMAR: Coverage from our 2019 Steps of Hope Tribute Walk & Butterfly Release. Credit: WMAR-TV
  • WBAL: Coverage from our 2019 Steps of Hope Tribute Walk & Butterfly Release. Credit: WBAL-TV
  • Letter to the Editor: Gilchrist Chief Medical Officer letter published in New York Times.Press Release: Gilchrist recognized as “Great Place to Work” for the second year in a row.
  • BMore Lifestyle: Chief Medical Officer answers “What is Advance Care Planning?”
  • WJZ: Interview discussing the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration
  • FOX45: Interview discussing the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration
  • BMORE Lifestyle: Interview discussing the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration
  • 2018

  • Minority Nurse: Features Gilchrist hospice nurse Connie O’Malley in the blog, “Working as a Hospice Nurse.”BMORE Lifestyle: Interview discussing Gilchrist’s Integrative Medicine program.
  • WBAL – TV 11: Gilchrist Chief Medical Officer discusses the difference between hospice and palliative care.
  • Awards: 30 Gilchrist staff nominated for Compassionate Caregiver Award
  • WMAR 2 Baltimore: Gilchrist Integrative Medicine Program
  • WMAR 2 Baltimore: Grieving mother finds a greater sense of purpose after losing child
  • Towson Times: Breath of new life for those in need. An article highlighting our Tanzania hospice partnership.
  • WYPR Baltimore – Ushering the Dying: A discussion on Gilchrist’s end-of-life doula program
  • Baltimore’s FOX45: Gilchrist palliative care manager answers questions about palliative care
  • Daily Record: Gilchrist President Cathy Hamel recognized as one of Baltimore’s Top 100 Women.
  • Kaiser Health News (KHN): Paying Hospitals To Keep People Out Of Hospitals? It Works In Maryland.
  • “Greater Living” – Beth Solomon explains her role as Child Life Specialist on the Gilchrist Kids team.
  • “Marci Scher – Greater Living” discusses her family’s experience with Gilchrist Kids.
  • “Greater Living” – Mary Tiso – Gilchrist Kids Clinical Manager dispels misconceptions about pediatric hospice.
  • “To Your Health” – Erin Bull – Gilchrist Kids nurse discusses “what is pediatric hospice” with John Lazarou, Greater Baltimore Medical Center’s Media Relations Manager.
  • 2017 and earlier

  • Baltimore Magazine: Gilchrist nurse is named Top Nurse in Baltimore magazine’s 2017 Excellence in Nursing awards.
  • Baltimore Sun: The Gift of Peace – hospice care benefits the patients as well as the family.
  • Washington Post: How to cope with caring for baby boomer parents while raising small children.
  • Jewish Times: Gilchrist Center Towson expansion and Jewish Hospice Program
  • Baltimore Sun: Man finds calling as hospice nurse after wife’s death.
  • Baltimore Magazine: Two Gilchrist nurses awarded Top Nurse Honors.
  • Baltimore Sun: Local hospice helps keep fellow workers on the job in Tanzania
  • Holidays can bring extra grief for some: Baltimore Sun
  • Joseph Richey Hospice and Gilchrist join forces. Read the press release.
  • Gilchrist featured in Hospice Volunteer documentary.
  • Gilchrist Kids staff and family featured in new NHPCO campaign “Moments of Life
  • Medical Director of Gilchrist featured in Baltimore Sun article Making End-of-Life Choices
  • New York Times article discusses increase in discharged hospice patients
  • Baltimore Sun: Twins Dedicate Lives to Helping the Dying
  • BBC Video about hospice featuring two Gilchrist Center nurses. Watch Now
  • Washington Post: With Nurses at Risk of Compassion Fatigue, Hospitals Try to Ease Their Stress 
  • Press Releases

    Current press releases distributed by Gilchrist, including multimedia press releases, and organization updates and news.