University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)
Founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is one of the nation’s oldest academic medical centers. Located on the west side of downtown Baltimore, the Medical Center is distinguished by discovery-driven tertiary and quaternary care for the entire state and region and innovative, highly specialized clinical programs. The Medical Center maintains a close partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and UMMC’s 12 clinical departments are led by outstanding physician leaders with national and international reputations.
All of the medical center’s physicians are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the nation’s fifth oldest and first public medical school and a recognized leader in biomedical research and medical education.
The University of Maryland Medical Center offers specialty care services that include:
Adult Emergency Departments
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center
The University of Maryland Hospital for Children
The University of Maryland Heart Cente
University of Maryland Medical Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Minimally Invasive Therapy Center
The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation
To learn more, visit umm.edu.
- R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center – Scheduled for completion in 2011, this $83 million expansion and renovation will expand and upgrade patient care capacity in areas such as our Multiple Trauma Unit, ICU, Acute Care and our Ambulatory Care Clinic.
- North Hospital Expansion – UMMC will soon embark on a $20-million facility expansion project that will provide four Operating Rooms, PACU & Stage II Recovery, two Endoscopy Rooms and a Family Waiting and Support Space.
Recent Clinical/Programmatic Developments
- The University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the Maryland Stroke and Brain Attack Center were each awarded the prestigious "Gold Seal of Approval" from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) in 2007. Recognized for its pediatric asthma program, the University of Maryland Hospital for Children was the first on the East Coast to earn such recognition.