Latest News from Local and National Media

Gilchrist has been highlighted in both local and national media coverage. We welcome inquiries from reporters. And we also invite you to read our publications. Please view our latest news stories below.

Top Stories:

  • Press Release – Gilchrist President Promoted to GBMC Executive Vice President of Continuing Care
  • Baltimore Sun – Building a place of ease at the old Memorial Stadium
  • US News – GBMC’s Sub Acute Unit, managed medically by Gilchrist, earned the highest ranking from U.S. News
  • Press Release – Gilchrist Names Jessica Gabbard as Chief Clinical Officer
  • B’More Lifestyle – Gilchrist Associate Clinical Director Gail Blackburn discusses the measures Gilchrist is taking to provide care while also addressing the social isolation of our patients.
  • WBFF-TV FOX45 – Dr. Aaron Charles, geriatrician and Associate Medical Director at Gilchrist discusses what hospice care is designed to do and when the best time is to enter.
  • 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 site. WMAR-TVThe Baltimore SunThe Daily Recordthe Baltimore Business Journal and the Maryland Hospital Association News Roundup featured the story prominently.
  • Baltimore Magazine – Gilchrist Physician and Board Members Make Baltimore Magazine’s 2020 “Top Docs” List
  • Press Release – Gilchrist to Build New Baltimore City Hospice Center at Memorial Stadium Site.
  • 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.
  • Press Release – Gilchrist Named “Great Place to Work” for Third Consecutive Year
  • Press Release – Two Gilchrist Nurses Recognized for Excellence in Nursing in 2020
  • Greater Living Live – Dr. Anthony Riley, Chief Medical Officer of Gilchrist, provides advice on how to utilize advance care planning.
  • Press Release – Gilchrist Appoints New Chair to Its Jewish Advisory Board
  • Press Release – Gilchrist named ‘Top Hospice’ in Reader’s Choice Poll
  • 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.
  • Press Release: Two Gilchrist employees receive 2020 Health Care Heroes award.
  • Press Release: Gilchrist’s 2020 Art of Nursing Winner
  • 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 pandemic.
  • 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.
  • Press Release: Gilchrist Physicians and Board Members Make Baltimore Magazine’s 2019 “Top Docs” List.
  • 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.
  • Press Release: Gilchrist recognized as “Healthcare Hero” by The Daily Record.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Press Release: Gilchrist Launches Integrative Medicine Program
  • 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 progam
  • Press Release: Gilchrist Named Great Place to Work
  • 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.
  • Press Release: Gilchrist to Hold Celebration for Maryland’s Vietnam Veterans
  • Press Release: Gilchrist Launches Office-based Geriatric Consultation Service
  • U.S. News & World Report: Gilchrist Rehabilitation Unit Ranked Among the Top Maryland Nursing Homes
  • Press Release: Gilchrist Offers Informed Choices, Better Care of Elderly with Serious Illness.
  • 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.
  • Gilchrist selected to participate in the Medicare care choices model. Read the press release.
  • 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 
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