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    Mercy Hospital Welcomes Ed Gilman

    7/3/2017
    Gilman began his career in the Washington, D.C. offices of U.S. Representatives John Baldacci and Mike Michaud, and spent 15 years working with members of Congress and congressional committees on Capitol Hill in strategic communications and policy roles. He most recently served in the Obama Administration directing external affairs activities for an agency at the U.S. Department of Transportation.
    Mercy Hospital Welcomes Ed Gilman as Director of Communications




    PORTLAND, ME (June 30, 2017) — Mercy Hospital announced that Ed Gilman has joined the Mercy team as director of communications, where he will lead communication efforts for the hospital. 

    Gilman began his career in the Washington, D.C. offices of U.S. Representatives John Baldacci and Mike Michaud, and spent 15 years working with members of Congress and congressional committees on Capitol Hill in strategic communications and policy roles. He most recently served in the Obama Administration directing external affairs activities for an agency at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

    "Our employees and medical staff contribute so much to the greater Portland community, and we're excited to have Ed come on board and help tell the Mercy story," said Charlie Therrien, Mercy's president.

    In his new role, Gilman will lead strategic communications for Mercy Hospital, working closely with the EMHS communication team in Brewer, Maine. He will focus on sharing the story of Mercy with the media and the broader community, aligning key messaging, and increasing communication and engagement with employees.

    "I'm honored to be joining a team that is so dedicated to the needs of the community," said Gilman. "The majority of my time in public service has been working directly for the people of Maine, and I'm thrilled to be able to continue that work at Mercy."

    Gilman holds a M.A. in political management from The George Washington University and a B.A. in political science from the University of Maine. He grew up in Buxton, Maine and is currently in the process of relocating to the Portland area with his wife and two daughters. 

    About Mercy
    A member of Brewer-based EMHS, Mercy includes Mercy Hospital, Gary's House, and McAuley Residence.  Mercy provides a broad range of medical and surgical services, as well as primary and specialty care.  It is a continuum of care provider for patients in southern Maine.  Mercy is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Northeast Community.  More information on Mercy is available at www.mercyhospital.org.

    About EMHS
    The mission of EMHS is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of the people of Maine through a well-organized network of local healthcare providers who together offer high-quality, cost-effective services to their communities. EMHS, headquartered in Brewer, Maine, is a not-for-profit health delivery system, with a strong presence in central, eastern and northern Maine. EMHS employs more than 12,000 people, including nearly 500 physicians. The system includes eight hospitals, five emergency transport units, including half of the joint venture that is LifeFlight of Maine, a strong home care and hospice organization, and nine nursing homes and retirement communities. More information is available at www.emhs.org.