The principal training facility for the Fellowship is the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). Located in downtown Baltimore, UMMC is a major tertiary and primary care facility with approximately 900 beds and annually cares for more than 30,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients. It serves as a major regional referral center for the most serious and complicated health problems in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. All UMMC physicians are faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Read more about UMMC here.

Photo of University of Maryland Medical Center, main entrance view

The state-of-the-art Weinberg building houses our 29-bed MICU, which serves a major investigative site for many multi-institutional clinical trials.  The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is a busy tertiary care ICU for critically ill medical patients.

The Surgical ICU is a 19 bed unit that manages complex non-traumatic general and sub-specialty surgery cases. The number of beds will soon increase now that the unit has moved to the new critical care tower.

Photo of Weinberg Atrium

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is the prototypical trauma hospital in the United States. It houses 10 state-of-the-art operating rooms and 12 post-anesthesia recovery beds; 24 critical care/intensive care beds, 24 intermediate care beds and 12 acute care beds with the capacity for additional beds on an as-needed basis in the adjacent University of Maryland Medical Center. The Neurotrauma unit consists of 14 critical care beds and 20 intermediate care beds, the Critical Care Resuscitation Unit has eight dedicated beds and the new Lung Rescue Unit has four beds. The trauma resuscitation unit has 13 resuscitation/stabilization bays and the Rooftop helipad is capable of handling four helicopters simultaneously.

The 19-bed Cardiac Surgery ICU is a high-acuity unit that, in addition to managing complex cardiac and thoracic surgery cases, routinely employs advanced life-sustaining therapies such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and ventricular assist devices to help ensure good patient outcomes even in the most complex cases.

The Neurological ICU is a 22 bed unit that specializes in the management of non-traumatic complex neurologic and neurosurgical cases.  Beginning in 2013 this unit has also become the home unit for UMMC's new neurocritical care fellowship.

The University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus ICU, an 18 bed community unit within the University of Maryland Medical System, treats a predominantly medical ICU population.  This unit provides fellows with an excellent supervised “community ICU” experience.

This page was last updated: September 2, 2014

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