Mission, Vision and Values

Baltimore Medical System is a community-based, independent non-profit dedicated to improving the health and wellness of medically underserved communities in the Greater Baltimore area. We are the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) system in Maryland. Being an FQHC means that we must meet government standards for quality of care and we must provide a defined range of basic health services. Read more about FQHCs.



We are deeply committed to improving health, wellness and the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing safe, high quality, accessible and affordable health care. 



In the communities we serve, Baltimore Medical System will be the provider of choice for our patients, employer of choice for a committed staff, and partner of choice for public and private initiatives.



Our values will be demostrated by our teamwork, honesty, reliability, productivity and commitment to a diverse staff. Delivery of services is based on the values of compassion, confidentiality, continuous quality improvement and responsible use of available resources.


Baltimore Medical System has adopted the following Belief Statements.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).


We are an FTCA deemed facility.