October 20, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Mission of Mercy

Mission of Mercy

Volunteers are needed with all skill levels for the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy dental clinic event in July 2018.

MedStar Interventional Radiology Changes Lives

Interventional Radiology

For Mara Cutchember of Lexington Park, encountering the Interventional Radiology Department of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown was life-changing. 

MedStar Names Auxilian of the Year

Auxilian of the Year

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has named volunteer Mary Hart the 2018 Fayrene Mattingly Auxilian of the Year. Ms. Hart is being honored for her incredible spirit, sense of responsibility, and her selflessness. 

MedStar Helps to Treat Opioids’ Youngest Victims

Youngest Victims

Newborn babies are testing positive for opioids more frequently than ever, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown is working to keep up with the care needed by this epidemic’s youngest victims.

MedStar Has Opportunities for Jr. Volunteers

MedStar Junior Volunteers

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown has opportunities for young people who would like to volunteer.

SafeTALK Training Aims to Save Lives


Anyone 15 or older who wants to become a lifesaver can attend SafeTALK training, sponsored by the AFSP Maryland chapter and the St. Mary’s Health Department, with support from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. The event is scheduled for 11 am to 2 pm April 21, 2018, at 21580 Peabody St. in Leonardtown, MD.

MedStar Celebrates Doctors’ Day

Doctors' Day

Medical staff at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital were honored with a celebration of National Doctors’ Day in March. MedStar thanked its dedicated staff with a special breakfast and presentation March 29, 2018, celebrating the hospital’s many physicians, physician’s assistants, and certified nurse practitioners.

MedStar’s Red Hats Campaign a Success

MedStar Red Hats

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital put out a call earlier this year for red hats for babies born at the Leonardtown hospital. The results were tremendous.

Sponsors Sought for More to Explore

More to Explore

Organizations in St. Mary’s County are working together to offer the new More to Explore program, which coordinates efforts to get residents outside.

MedStar Opens East Run Center

East Run

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital has expanded its services in St. Mary’s County, cutting the ribbon on the new, larger East Run Center in Lexington Park on March 14, 2018.