Easton, MD - (June 8, 2021) Erin Scheele has been named Director of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, following the recent retirement of former director Teresa Blem.
A resident of Church Creek, Md., Scheele has been a UM Shore Regional Health team member since 2009 and has served Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in several capacities. Her most recent positions Manager of Inpatient Rehabilitation Services for the Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation and UM Shore Medical Centers at Easton, Dorchester and Chestertown (2019-2021), and Rehabilitation Services Navigation Specialist for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services (2017-2021). Previously she served as Clinical Specialist for Acute Care Rehabilitation Services at both the Dorchester and Easton hospitals (2010-2015) and as speech pathologist for the hospitals, Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation and Shore Home Care.
During her tenure with UM SRH, Scheele has been an active participant in a variety of leadership committees, including Safe Lifting and Moving, Joint Commission Preparedness, Quality Improvement and Strategic Planning. She also serves on the board of Maintaining Active Citizens, Inc. (MAC Center).
Scheele earned a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Disorders, and a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, both from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and is presently pursuing a Master of Health Administration degree from Capella University.
About University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,200 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.
About the University of Maryland Medical System
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a university-based regional health care system focused on serving the health care needs of Maryland, bringing innovation, discovery and research to the care we provide and educating the state’s future physician and health care professionals through our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools (Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Dentistry) in Baltimore. As one of the largest private employers in the State, the health system’s more than 29,500 employees and 4,000 affiliated physicians provide primary and specialty care in more than 150 locations, including 13 hospitals and 9 University of Maryland Urgent Care centers. The UMMS flagship academic campus, the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, is recognized regionally and nationally for excellence and innovation in specialized care. Our acute care and specialty rehabilitation hospitals serve urban, suburban and rural communities and are located in 13 counties across the State. For more information, visit www.umms.org