Welcome to the Maryland Chapter

Chapter Information

The ACMA Maryland Chapter, established in 2003, represents Nurses, Social Workers, Physician Advisors, Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Workers, Case Management Assistants and other professionals who work in case management and transitions of care and who reside and/or work in Maryland, Delaware, DC or West Virginia.

ACMA national and Maryland Chapter membership allows you to better connect with case management professionals, gain access to resources in Maryland and surrounding states, while still ensuring you have access to the innovative resources and research available through ACMA's nationwide network of 8,000+ case management and transitions of care professionals.

Chapter Dues: Free with National ACMA membership

The Chapter of Excellence program defines outstanding chapter performance by outlining the standards of practice for optimal chapter operation. Chapters achieve these awards by demonstrating performance in the key areas of chapter operations and attaining specific growth and development benchmarks.

Chapter of Excellence achievement:  2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 

Proud winners of the ACMA National Award for 2019 Highest Attended ACMA State Chapter Conference in the Nation!!!

If you are interested in volunteering for any of our committees or would like to host, present or suggest a speaker/topic for an educational event, please email: 

Annual Meeting

20th Annual ACMA Maryland Chapter Conference
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
Baltimore, MD

Pre-Conference Event: Friday, September 9, 2022

Help us Celebrate 20 Years of Networking, Education, Collaboration and Fun!!

Conference Sessions:
Session 1  -  Reflection and Progression – The Practice of Case Management
Session 2A - 
Unique ED Care Management Models to Reduce Utilization 
Session 2B -
Supporting Maternal Transitions: A Community-Based Model Utilizing Community Health 
                      Workers, RN’s, and Social Workers
Session 3A -
Regulatory Update and Interactive Case Review
Session 3B -
Diabetes Boot Camp Program Impact Among the African American Population within Ambulatory
Session 4  - 
An Integrated Crisis System Builds on 988 Crisis Number Opportunities
Session 5   -
Addressing Violence in the Community: A Hospital Based Violence Intervention Program

Let's Stay Connected! Social Media Updates!!

On behalf of our ACMA MD Chapter Social Networking Committee, let's stay connected on Social Media!  Be on the lookout on your social media pages and email for updates on our 2021/2022 event ideas to come:

  • Upcoming Virtual Bingo!!
  • Webinars!
  • Annual conference!
  • Ocean City Conference

Please go to our ACMA MD Chapter here Facebook page and LIKE us to get updates on ACMA MD Chapter and National activities!

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Hashtag #acmaMD

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Navigating the ACMA Website and Know Your Membership Benefits

Navigating the ACMA Website and Membership Benefits

If you missed this great webinar, please join us by using the recording below:

ACMA MD Chapter Website and Benefits Review - Zoom

Learn how to navigate the ACMA national website to open the gate to education, timely information, best practices, and inspiration!  

  • Mission and Vision/Goals
  • ACMA Local Chapter Page
  • Community page – Learning Link
  • Education page – how to find past conference certificates and other educational opportunities!
  • ACM and CMAC

Also, learn about our ACMA National and ACMA MD Chapter Facebook page!

Chapter Committees Contact Information

We are a growing chapter and would love to have your input and involvement.  ACMA is a great place to grow in your professional development while also having fun!   

If you are interested in becoming more involved in chapter activities, please contact any of the individuals listed below: 

Membership Committee:
Jackie Dinterman, Co-Chair:  JRDinterman@Frederick.health
Angela Bagby,       Co-Chair:  angelabagby@umm.edu

Education Committee:
Edwin Espiritu, Co-Chair:       eespiritu@umm.edu
Leigh Hunter,    Co-Chair:       LFHunter@frederick.health
*If you would like to present, host or suggest a speaker/topic for an educational event, please email: acmamaryland@gmail.com

Community Partner Exhibitor Committee:
Susan Martin,    Co-Chair:     SusanMartin@umm.edu
Peggy Blizzard,  Co-Chair:    peggy.blizzard@umm.edu 

Social Media Committee:
Maria Stewart, Co-Chair:        mdisogra3@gmail.com
Jackie Dinterman, Co-Chair:  JRDinterman@Frederick.health

Description of Committees:

Membership/Attendance Committee:

  • Meets monthly via Webex or Zoom.
  • Reviews the annual membership and conference attendee growth goal as provided by ACMA National and plan chapter strategies for achievement.
  • Reviews non-renewing members each month and executes local retention strategies.
  • Creates and executes strategies for achieving annual meeting attendee goal
  • Monitors registration and assist with ACMA National marketing.
  • Ideal committee for those who enjoy welcoming people, helping them to feel comfortable at events, someone who is enthusiastic about how ACMA is helpful for networking and professional development, and/or has a lot of case management professional contacts.

Education Committee:

  • Meets monthly via Webex or Zoom.  Closer to conference could meet more often.
  • Plans and presents a minimum of eight hours of approved continuing education credits for nurses and social workers.
  • Assists the Membership/Attendance Committee in monitoring registration and assisting with ACMA National marketing.
  • Creates educational opportunities throughout the year to engage with case management professionals
  • Ideal committee for those who enjoy planning conferences or educational events, interested in professional development, and/or has contact with or ideas for speakers.

Exhibitor Committee:

  • Meets monthly via Webex or Zoom.
  • Annually review community partner/Exhibitor goals and marketing list as provided by National, and provide recommendations, add new leads/contacts
  • Provide information on companies/services that relate to Case Management and Transitions of Care
  • Collaborate with Director of Exhibitor Sales
  • Influence local vendors to be present at the exhibition via emails/calls/reminders to reps.
  • Provide ideas for onsite and post-conference exhibitor appreciation and retention strategies.
  • Ideal committee for those who like to chat and network with community partner Exhibitors/Vendor liasions, interested in providing resources to conference and educational session attendees, and/or have a lot of community partner contacts. 

Social Media Committee:

  • Meets monthly via Webex or Zoom.
  • Responsible for developing the chapter’s social media strategy and execution.
  • A well-executed social media strategy will help the chapter (and ACMA National) gain exposure with potential members and increase engagement with its current members.
  • Responsible for keeping social media content current, consistent and relevant while evaluating the effectiveness of the strategy and adjusting as necessary.
  • Ideal committee for those who have experience with technology, newsletters and social media platforms or are willing to learn, enthusiastic about ACMA activities, like to connect with other case management professionals.

Join Us On Social Media

Join the conversation on Facebook. Connect with case management professionals in your area, discuss important topics related to case management and transitions of care, find resources, stay on top of chapter and national events, and more.

ACMA Announcements
The 2022 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference (LPAC) will be an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with physicians and case management leadership. Gain new strategies when you join your peers from across the country to discuss advancing patient care. Cosponsored by ACMA and the Association of Physician Leadership in Care Management (APLCM), the conference will take place November 16-18 in New Orleans. Learn more and register >>>
The 2022 theme is "Caring - It's What We Do." Now is the time to make plans to recognize the dedication, compassion and patient care outcomes achieved by case management professionals in your organization. In conjunction with NCMW, October 12 is ACM Recognition Day! For the media toolkit, celebration ideas and more click here.
Join the conversation with ACMA! Text the keyword ACMA to 844-554-2497 to stay up to date on all the latest news and announcements, delivered straight to your phone!
ACMA’s Education Center provides members with access to 30+ hours of free continuing education for every career need, viewable as publications and webinars. The content is constantly evaluated to provide you with the most relevant information, and we just added FOUR more webinars to our collection! Access this content by clicking Account Login, and choosing Membership. Once logged into your Members-Only portal, navigate to the Education Center tab and scroll down to check them out! If you need assistance accessing, please contact ACMA Member Services at membership@acmaweb.org or 501-907-2262.
We are now accepting presentations for upcoming ACMA chapter conferences. If you have a unique solution, intervention or strategy to improve case management, this is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and be a part of ACMA's national-caliber education at the local level. There is no deadline to submit; presentations will be accepted throughout the year so you can prepare a submission as your schedule allows. Submit a presentation >>
Save the Date! The 30th Annual National Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference and 24th Annual ACMA Meeting will take place April 21-24 in Washington DC! We hope to see you there! Learn more >>>
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