The Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a part of the Center for a Healthy Maryland, which is an affiliate of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. The Center and MedChi offer organizational support and meeting space to the Coalition. The Coalition receives most its financial support through grant funding through the Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention.
As the statewide professional association for licensed physicians, MedChi has served as Maryland’s foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients, and the public health for more than 215 years.
The Center for a Health Maryland is an affiliate of MedChi that is dedicated to advancing the practice of medicine, enhancing the quality of medical care, promoting the health of the citizens of the State of Maryland, exploring the history of medicine in Maryland and preserving MedChi’s archives. The Center’s programs include supporting the study of medicine and the diffusion of medical knowledge through the continuing medical education of physicians; providing programs to maintain the wellness of practicing physicians serving the public; preserving and learning from the past history of medical care in Maryland; educating the public about medical issues, and promoting public health programs.
The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) plans, promotes, and funds efforts with government entities, private organizations, and local communities to advance public policy, enhance public safety, reduce crime and juvenile delinquency, and serve victims. They provide access to federal and state grant funds, offer technical assistance to plan projects, coordinate stakeholders, develop accountability measures, enabling connections to best practices in national and state programming and innovations.