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Rebecca Polen 'Becky' Hartman, longtime Baltimore area social worker, dies

Rebecca Polen 'Becky' Hartman, longtime Baltimore area social worker, dies

Rebecca Polen "Becky" Hartman, a social worker whose career at Sinai Hospital's Community Care Department spanned almost 40 years, died Aug. 13 at Sinai Hospital from cancer. She was 70.

"She was very committed to our patients and our pediatric outpatient department which primarily serves the inner city poor and the Park Heights neighborhood," said Dr. Oscar "Ozzie" Taube, medical director of the department.

"We try not to be a clinic and bring personal and personalized health care. Rebecca was a real champion of that," he said. "She was an advocate and knew that family health was more than immunizations and treating someone with...

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