Clothing Drive at AAMC

The Community Wellbeing Team will be collecting warm clothes: adult and youth sized hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, and blankets to support families from the AAMC Community Clinics at Forest Drive and Morris Blum. Donations are due by December 13th. Contact Anne Gotimer at for more information.    

Welcome to AAMC!

Please give a friendly welcome to AAMC’s newest hires! Adefunke Adebiyi, Student Nurse Patient Care Technician – Emergency Department Tara Beavers, Staff Nurse – ICU Jenna Branham, E.R. Technician – Emergency Department Gary Brown, Staff Nurse – Emergency Department Lauren Dixon, Staff Nurse – Emergency Department Jane George, Psychiatric Staff Nurse – Emergency Department Kristin Gulitz, Staff[…]

“Port or no port? I want to decide.” A patient shares about the importance of being a participant in her healthcare decisions.

We welcome back guest blogger and Patient Family Advisor, Pat Clesh, as she shares her thoughts on a core concept of patient and family-centered care, Participation, in which patients and families are encouraged and supported in participating in care and decision-making at the level they choose. Leave your thoughts and[…]

  1. Anita Smith: Thank you Pat for your experience and knowledge you share with all. AAMC is so fortunate to have you as…

    • Pat Clesh: Thanks so much, Anita! I could not think of a finer organization with which to be affiliated.

AAMC walks to end Alzheimer’s

On October 21, 2018, a group of 10 AAMC walkers/donors joined the End Alzheimer’s Walk, a national fundraising campaign to raise awareness and funds for research and care. Thank you to our team leader, Christina Martin, a staff nurse in the Neuro Care Unit, who helped surpass their goal and walked[…]

Happy Nurse Practitioner Week!

November 11-17 is National Nurse Practitioner Week! Did you know… – There are 248,000 NPs licensed in the U.S. – Maryland was the 21st state to have been granted full practice authority in 2015. – 22 states and the District of Columbia have granted full practice authority to NPs. –[…]

  1. Diana Gomez Barden: Thank you! It is a privilege to be part of the great team @ AAMC!


Nursing Excellence Award nominations and Foundation Nursing Scholarship applications for 2019 are now available.   Do you know a wonderful nurse, technician, patient care secretary, or customer service representative? Nominate a colleague online or submit a paper nomination to Gena Kosmindes at or 481-1541. Nominations are due by February 15, 2019.  2019 Foundation[…]

Electronic Waste (e-waste) Recycling Event

Electronic Waste Recycling Event Flyer 2018   What is “e-waste”? Any electronic device or equipment that is near or at the end of its useful life. What is the problem with “e-waste”? The increase in consumption of electronics has two significant adverse ecological effects that can contribute to an increase[…]

  1. Jan: I am happy to recycle an old cell phone, but can you tell me there are steps taken to erase…

    • Blog Admin: Thank you for your comment Jan. You can contact Laura at for more info.