General Contact Information

  • Media Relations Phone: 410-955-6070
  • Media Relations Email:
  • After Hours & Holidays: 410-955-6070.
    If you are a journalist working on a tight deadline or if this is an afterhours, urgent request, you can call this number and ask the operator to page the media relations representative on-call.

Journalists should always work with our team first to coordinate interviews. Each team member represents several departments or specialties of medicine and is available to respond to media inquiries or interview requests in a timely manner. If you are a journalist and unsure which specialty would be most appropriate for your request, please send an inquiry to Thank you.

To review our protocol on providing patient condition updates please reference this page.

Public Relations, Media Relations and Corporate Communications Team

Showing Beat:

Amy Shaw

office: 301-896-2598

Amy Shaw is director of strategic communications and public relations for Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. In this role, she leads external and internal communications, crisis communications, and other priority initiatives. She also develops and implements multi-channel public relations strategies to promote key service lines and build organizational and executive thought leadership. She oversees the social media strategy for the National Capital Region.

Prior to joining Suburban Hospital, Amy led integrated strategic communications for nonprofit health care and scientific organizations, most recently the National Quality Forum and the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. She has a master's degree in strategic public relations from The George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in English and French from Bucknell University. She also earned a graduate certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from Georgetown University.

Beats Covered

  • Suburban Hospital
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital