University of Maryland Medical Center: A 772 bed hospital founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is one of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals. UMMC provides highly specialized tertiary and quaternary care for the entire state and region and comprehensive care for the West Baltimore community. All of University of Maryland Medical Center's doctors are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the nation's fifth oldest medical school and a recognized leader in biomedical research and medical education. The Medical Center cares for more than 30,000 inpatients and 200,000 outpatients each year, and has many world-renowned specialized programs. Several facilities within the medical center which serve as training facilities for our fellows include:
The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is the world's first and foremost center dedicated to saving the lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in auto crashes, violent crimes, and other traumatic incidents. It treats more than 7,000 critically ill and injured patients each year who arrive by helicopter or ambulance -- and more than 96 percent survive. The facility provides the highest level of trauma care in Maryland. Shock Trauma is the designated statewide referral center for head and spinal cord injuries, multi-system trauma, and severe orthopaedic injuries.
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of a select group of NCI-designated cancer centers in the US, a place where hope is a way of life. Internationally recognized experts in cancer care and research treat 15,000 patients each year. The Cancer Center offers comprehensive, coordinated care from teams of specialists who consult on each patient's case and develop a treatment plan. In that way, each patient benefits from the collaboration of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, nurses and other team members.
The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation is among the nation's largest kidney and pancreas transplant centers, and the Medical Center has tremendous expertise in all aspects of kidney, pancreas and liver disease and the latest treatments available. The transplant program has been a national leader in finding innovative ways to enable once-ineligible patients to be considered for transplantation.
The Laboratories of Microbiology, Clinical Virology, and Clinical Immunology at UMMC all fall under the Laboratories of Clinical and Anatomic Pathology. The microbiology laboratory is staffed 24/7, and is fully equipped to perform diagnostic procedures at Bio-safety level 2.
Baltimore Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center
The Baltimore VA Medical Center is a 250 bed facility which offers veterans state-of-the-art medical technology, clinical services, and research programs. The medical center is home to the world's first filmless radiology department, which allows heath care providers to have nearly instant access to patient radiology images from anywhere in the facility. The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and primary care services. The medical center maintains an active affiliation with the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the sharing of staff, resources, and technology.
University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus
UMMC-Midtown (formerly known as Maryland General Hospital) is a 200 bed community teaching hospital in Baltimore with approximately 8,500 admissions each year. It has an ACGME approved Internal Medicine Residency Program and is part of the University of Maryland Medical System.