Campus and Facilities
The core clinical facilities for psychiatry include the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Sheppard Pratt Health System, the Veterans Administration Maryland Health Care System, and the State Behavioral Health Administration, which includes the Spring Grove Hospital Center, the Springfield Hospital Center, and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center.
The University of Maryland Medical Center is situated in the heart of Baltimore in a revitalized neighborhood known as University Center. This 50-block area includes the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Law, Pharmacy and Social Work. The campus also houses the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which is attached to UMMC via a pedestrian bridge.
Inpatient psychiatry services include two general adult inpatient units, a children's unit, and a geriatric psychiatry unit. Outpatient services include: adult, child and geriatric outpatient clinics and day hospitals; community treatment clinics (including assertive community treatment); and the Center for Infant Study. Additionally, the department provides general and substance abuse consultation liaison services as well as medical crisis counseling to the general hospital.
The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital a 322-bed psychiatric facility, is located in Towson, approximately fifteen miles from UMMC. and is adjacent to Towson University.
Inpatient services include specialized units for psychotic disorders, adult crisis stabilization, dual diagnosis, geriatric psychiatry, trauma disorders, child psychiatry, adolescent general and neuropsychiatry, and eating disorders, as well as a psychopharmacology consultation service. Outpatient services include a resident outpatient clinic, neuropsychiatry clinic, general adult and several specialty day hospitals, community treatment programs, and two half-way houses.
State Behavioral Health Administration includes the Spring Grove Hospital Center, the Springfield Hospital Center, and the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center. Spring Grove Hospital Center is a 425-bed complex that provides a broad spectrum of inpatient psychiatric services to adults and adolescents, as well as comprehensive residential psychiatric services to adults. Springfield Hospital Center is located on a picturesque campus in southern Carroll County, MD, and provides a wide range of clinical services for the treatment of persons with mental illness, including approximately 200 inpatient beds. The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) is operating one inpatient research unit, a first episode clinic, and a research outpatient clinic. Also part of this system are five community mental health clinics which offer a variety of settings and approaches to patient care; a mobile crisis team; continuous care teams; several outpatient clinics, and substance abuse services. In addition, PGY-4 residents have the option of rotating at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, a maximum security forensic facility.
The Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center houses one general inpatient unit, a day treatment program, a general outpatient clinic, a geriatric clinic, a dementia clinic, an assertive community treatment team, substance abuse services, a post-traumatic stress disorder clinic, and a consultation/liaison service.