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University of Maryland School of Medicine

The University of Maryland School of Medicine was founded in 1807 as the fifth medical school established in the United States and was the first medical school to build its own hospital for clinical instruction. The Baltimore Infirmary, the forerunner of University Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical System, was opened in 1823. Located in downtown Baltimore, the 32-acre campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore is shared by the schools of dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work, and the graduate school.  All UMMC neurology attending physicians are faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

University of Maryland Medical Center

The new University of Maryland Medical Center hospital, is the centerpiece of the11-hospital University of Maryland Medical System.These hospitals create a presence felt throughout the state, with tertiary referrals directed to the University of Maryland Medical Center.  Combined with the Frank C. Bressler Research Building, the Medical School Teaching Facility, the Biomedical Research Facility, the Health Sciences Facility, the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center and the new state-of-the art William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at The University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute, formally Kernan Hospital, UMMC forms an extensive network of clinical, research and teaching facilities.

The University of Maryland Department of Neurology

Neurosciences has a long history of clinical and research excellence at the University of Maryland.  The Department of Neurology at the University of Maryland was founded in 1964.  University of Maryland was the coordinating center for the multicenter clinical trial which lead to the approval of Copaxone as one of the first disease modifying therapies available for Multiple Sclerosis.

Learn more about the Department of Neurology’s centers and specialty programs on the Centers and Programs page.

In addition to clinical and research excellence, the department of neurology promotes a collegial environment in which to train and practice.

Faculty, residents and their families gather at the annual Welcome Party:

This page was last updated: September 8, 2014

         
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