Radiology Department Among Others Honored as Every Day Heroes


Michael Fisher, MD, a gastroenterologist with Digestive Health Associates in Easton, recently made a donation to the University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation to honor of the Radiology Department in addition to other team members for the professional and excellent care he received while being treated at UM Shore Medical Center in Easton.

UM SMC at Easton staff pose with Dr. Fisher (L to R): Barbara Hooper, Penny Pink, Ashlie Deneau, Gary Bigelow, Stacy Smith, Cheryl Smith, Vivienne Ganter-Ritz, Sydney Milligan, Dr. Michael Fisher, Dr. Dale Johnson, Karen Fisher, Herman Higgins, Mary Mahoney, Nancy Brennan, Liz McKay, Wilma Miller, Bonnie Jenson, Terry Coleman, Debbie Mills and F. Graham Lee.

“In the midst of my fears, uncertainty and pain, I met the most caring team of professionals right here in my own back yard,” said Dr. Fisher in a letter written to the UM Memorial Hospital Foundation. “They want nothing more than to see you get healthy again, and that feeling transforms you.”

The Everyday Hero program provides patients, visitors and staff members with the opportunity to recognize and thank any member or team at UM Shore Regional Health, who made a positive difference in a visit or stay, by making a financial contribution of any size to the UM Memorial Hospital Foundation or the UM Chester River Health Foundation. Funds received through the Everyday Hero program are used for equipment, capital improvements and staff education for the departments in which the employees or team work.

About UM Shore Regional Health: As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,600 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers work with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.

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