Upcoming events:

  • The Maryland ACDIS chapter meets Saturday, September 20, for an all-day event at St. Joseph's Medical center in Towson. Click here to download the registration form. For information, contact Deborah McClain (
    • Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis and will be limited to 90 attendees due to seating capacity.
    • The meeting takes place during CDI Week 2019 and will share its theme: "CDI Superheroes: The Heroes Hospitals Deserve." Please send pictures of your CDI superhero teams or a shout-out to to include in a special celebratory slide show.
    • In lieu of providing nametags, we ask that all attendee’s wear their work badge.
    • The beverage service will only be provided during lunch. Please feel free to bring your own drinks for the morning or support St. Joseph’s cafeteria which is located directly outside of the conference room.  
    • The menu options for the day are explained on the registration form. If you have unique dietary needs, you are welcome to bring your own food.
    • Speaker presentations and a final itinerary will be emailed prior to the conference day. If you prefer to have paper copies, please print and bring with you. If you are a note-taker, please come prepared.
    • If you plan to bring your personal laptop or tablet, please know that there are limited outlets in the conference center.
    • Please show support to our sponsoring vendors the day of the conference and throughout the year. Because of their generosity we are able to offer an extremely reasonable conference rate this year!
    • As always, room temperature is hard to control, please dress in comfortable layers.
  • The Maryland ACDIS Chapter meets at the Maryland Hospital Association in Elkridge from noon to 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted. For information, contact Deborah McClain ( 2019 meeting dates include:
    • Friday, August 16
    • Friday, October 18
    • Friday, December 6


Please remember to fill out the ACDIS online membership roster by clicking here. Plus, chapter members who fill out the online roster will automatically receive a discount on national ACDIS membership at the conclusion of the roster form!

The chapter will be holding elections for the open education liaison position on the leadership team. Chapter members should be on the lookout for more info from the leadership team in the coming weeks.

2018 Chapter newsletters:

Past events:

Chapter Leaders

Deborah McClain

Angela Roeder
Vice president

Teri Gruenberg
Membership liaison
Kyle Gafney