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UMMS Catholic hospital discriminated against transgender man, judge finds

The University of Maryland Medical System discriminated against a transgender man when it canceled his gender-affirming surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center because of the hospital’s adherence to Catholic health care rules, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge ...

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Lawsuit over transgender man’s surgery puts spotlight on UMMS Catholic hospital

When St. Joseph Medical Center joined the University of Maryland Medical System in 2012, the hospital underwent an unusual transformation. The longtime Catholic hospital was no longer run by a religious institution. But it remained committed to Catholic principles, including ...

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Over 95% of UMMS employees in compliance with vaccine mandate, officials say

The vast majority of University of Maryland Medical System staff members have come into compliance with the system’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements, the system reported Friday. According to the system’s vaccine mandate, employees were to be vaccinated or receive an exemption ...

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Pugh attorneys, supporters seek leniency in sentencing

With prosecutors asking for nearly five years of incarceration for former Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, her attorneys and supporters are seeking leniency, urging the judge in charge of Pugh’s sentencing next week to recognize her career of public service ...

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Ex-patients sue UMMS over alleged use of counterfeit surgical hardware

Fourteen former patients of the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center have sued the Glen Burnie hospital and the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) in Baltimore Circuit Court, alleging that a doctor implanted counterfeit spinal fusion hardware during ...

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