Janice J Eisele Named Senior Vice President for Development at UMMS Foundation

For immediate release: May 16, 2012

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Baltimore — Janice J. Eisele has been appointed senior vice president for development at the University of Maryland Medical System Foundation (UMMSF). In this role, Eisele will have responsibility for strategic leadership and operational oversight of the Foundation, which generates private financial contributions for the University of Maryland Medical Center including the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, Kernan Hospital and Maryland General Health Systems.

“Janice has a formidable track record spearheading philanthropic giving programs at academic medical centers,” says Robert A. Chrencik, president of the University of Maryland Medical System. “Janice will be an excellent ambassador to donors who provide critical financial support that enable us to continue providing world-class care to our patients.”

Eisele joins UMMSF from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she was assistant vice chancellor for medical development beginning in 2004 and was responsible for the institution's “grateful patient” giving program. From 2001-2004, she served as director of development for UCSF's Department of Medicine. Prior to moving to San Francisco, she held development roles locally at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

“We are delighted to welcome Janice and her family back to Baltimore and look forward to her leadership driving key fundraising and development initiatives,” says Jeffrey Rivest, president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical Center. “We are very confident in Janice's ability to advance our history of successful programs, and to execute highly impactful stewardship campaigns.”

The UMMS Foundation raises charitable funds to safeguard the future of health care excellence for the University of Maryland Medical System. Through the development of charitable support, the UMMS Foundation helps UMMS remain a leading integrated health care delivery system. Established in March 2000, the Foundation is the central structure for fundraising, stewardship and endowment management.

The University of Maryland Medical System is a 12-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the nation's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. The Medical System generates nearly $3.5 billion in economic activity in Maryland. It has 15,000 employees, approximately 2,300 licensed beds, 115,000 annual patient admissions and gross patient revenues of $2 billion.


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