MD-DC Society for Healthcare Risk Management

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Advancing the art of health care risk management by promoting the development of risk management and patient safety professionals in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Educational Program: “The Future of Healthcare Risk Management”

August 31, 2022
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Through the generous support of our members and sponsors, this resource is made available to anyone who has an interest in the risk management opportunities and challenges that arise in the healthcare setting.

Please take a few minutes to become acquainted with our organization and our web site. This organization is an affiliated chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management. If you are a member, this site is designed to help you take the fullest advantage of your membership. If you are not currently a member, we hope that our site will help you learn more about our organization and our work, and hope that in doing so you will consider joining our organization.

Benefits of Membership

  • Opportunity to network, exchange ideas and learn new concepts in the area of risk management and patient safety
  • Learn about legislative and regulatory developments that effect Maryland and the District of Columbia
  • Attend educational programs designed to promote the development of risk management and patient safety

For membership information, contact Membership Committee Co-Chairs:

Meg Garrett ( or Mairi Pat Maguire (

To sponsor this organization, contact Sponsorship Committee Chair:

Deborah Garibay (

What's New

2023 President’s Message In addition to our education programs for 2023, we still plan to host several outreach events this year to showcase what MD-DC SHRM has to offer, while also supporting all of our risk professionals throughout both Maryland and DC. Please let a board member know if you would like to help in planning and/or assisting by leading one of these events, of if there are additional things you would like to see us implement.  We welcome all of our members to be a part of the discussion!

ASHRM turns 40! The American Society of Health Care Risk Management is celebrating 40 years of collaboration and leadership in health care risk management!

Board Members 2023

Carolyn Stein
Deborah Garibay
President Elect
Erika Alsid Short
Past President
Nancy Connelly
Peggy Chu
Heather Joyce-Byers
Nominating Committee Chair
Karey McDonough
Director at Large
Teri Leonovich
Director at Large
Karen Twigg
Director at Large
Deborah Baden
Director at Large

Job Openings

MD-DC SHRM posts local job openings, so check back often to see the latest information.

Special thanks to our MD-DC SHRM 2023 Platinum Sponsors