About the University of Maryland Medical Center

UMMCThe University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the flagship academic medical center at the heart of UMMS and includes the 789-bed downtown Baltimore campus and the 177-bed midtown campus one mile north. The medical staff comprises nearly 1,200 attending physicians who are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, as well as 900 residents and fellows in all medical specialties.

UMMC is home to the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the highest-volume trauma center in the United States.

UMMC was established in 1823 in partnership with the first public medical school in the nation. Today, as then, all attending physicians at UMMC are faculty members at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Alison G. Brown, MPH
Interim President, UMMC Dowtown Campus 
President, UMMC Midtown Campus 

Major Centers and Services


UMMC is a leader in time-sensitive critical care, with referrals coordinated by Maryland ExpressCare. Nearly one-third of all beds at UMMC are dedicated to critical care, also called intensive care, in 11 specialized units dedicated to subspecialties such as neurotrauma, cardiac surgery, cardiac care and neurological critical care.


UMMC quick numbersUMMC is among the less than 10 percent of US hospitals with Magnet Designation for nursing excellence, as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


The Beacon Award for Excellence — the most prestigious national recognition for critical care — has been awarded to three UMMC units, most recently to the Multi-Trauma Intermediate Care 6 Unit.


The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is the world leader in trauma care, research and training, the highest volume trauma center in the US, and the heart of Maryland’s model emergency medical services system.


The University of Maryland Children’s Hospital is a regional resource for diagnosing and treating infants through young adults, and is ranked among the top 50 centers in the nation for pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery by U.S. News & World Report.


The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is one of some 50 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and ranked among the top 50 cancer centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.


The University of Maryland Division of Transplantation is one of the nation’s most active transplant programs — performing more than 400 organ transplants a year. The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients has recognized UMMC for above-average outcomes for adults undergoing living-donor transplant.


The University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center is a national leader in minimally invasive treatment options.


The world-class University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and is based at UMMC’s midtown campus.


The University of Maryland ALS Center is the only Treatment Center of Excellence in Maryland certified by the ALS Association, and is based at UMMC’s midtown campus.


The new University of Maryland Center for Pulmonary Health, based at the midtown campus, offers comprehensive care for a range of disorders, including asthma, interstitial lung diseases, COPD, bronchitis and lung cancer.


To read more about the University of Maryland Medical Center, visit www.umms.org/ummc.

 

UMMC Board of Directors

Louise Michaux Gonzales, Esq.
Chair

Members

Marilyn M. Carp

Harriet E. Cooperman, Esq. 

Carol L. Coughlin, CPA 

Reverend Dr. Alvin Hathaway, Sr. 

Mark L. Joseph 

William (Brit) Kirwan 

Timothy (Tim) Regan 

Edward St. John

Deborah Trautman, PhD, RN

Robert D. Wallace

Ex-Officio Members

James C. DiPaula, Jr.

Alison G. Brown, MPH

Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA 

Elias Melhem, MD

Bruce Jarrell, MD

Thaddeus Pula, MD

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA