TeamHealth operates practice groups in Elkton and Baltimore/DC. The Old Line State was the seventh to ratify the U.S. Constitution. It has the highest medium income in the country, making it the wealthiest state. It’s the 42nd largest state in total land area but it has the 19th largest population.
Baltimore, the largest independent city in the U.S., was founded in 1729. Called “Charm City,” it’s known as a center of health and science, and has the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is 38 miles to the southwest. Notable native: actor David Hasselhoff (Baltimore)
DC/Baltimore in Brief
Located along the tidal portion of the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore is a city filled with history, distinct neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown and more. Washington DC, the U.S. capital, which offers unique opportunities for residents, is just 38 miles to the southwest.
The DC/Baltimore File
- Education. The Baltimore City Public Schools and District of Columbia Public Schools take pride in producing students who are ready to make a difference.
- Real Estate. The thriving Baltimore and DC real estate markets include affordable single-family homes, as well as some of the higher ends of the national scale.
- Family. DC/Baltimore is a unique area to raise a family, given its history, culture and position as the country’s national arts center.
- Culture. Residents of DC/Baltimore can fulfill any craving for culture, as both “the District” and the city have a full slate of offerings, from ballet, opera, and symphony music to art and world-class museums led by the Smithsonian Institute.
- Recreation. Baltimore and DC have significant park acreage, suitable for everything from skateboarding and boating to softball and kickball—plus DC boasts 800 miles of jogging/biking paths.
- Weather. DC/Baltimore residents enjoy four distinct seasons: cool and variable winters, warm springs and falls, and hot summers.
DC/Baltimore Fun Fact
Baltimore was the site of the battle during the War of 1812 that led to Francis Scott Key writing the poem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” which was subsequently set to music and became the official U.S. national anthem in 1931.