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UMMC Achieves Magnet Re-Designation for 2014-2018

UMMC Achieves Magnet Re-Designation for 2014-2018
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) today re-designated the University of Maryland Medical Center as a Magnet hospital. Only 7 percent of hospitals nationwide currently hold this designation.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Maryland Beta Chapter Visits NICU

Sigma Phi Epsilon Maryland Beta Chapter Visits NICU
After planning, organizing and managing the NICU reunion for the past eight years, the members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Maryland Beta Chapter collectively decided to deepen their commitment to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital.

A Little Hero Recovers from Heart Surgery to Run Like Superman

A Little Hero Recovers from Heart Surgery to Run Like Superman
For 2-year-old Thaddeous McKenzie, the Baltimore Running Festival was just a fun day when he got to run fast with a bunch of other kids. For his mother, Jennifer McAnany, and others who formed "Team Thaddeous," it meant a lot more.

76 UMMC Physicians Named Baltimore Magazine 2013 Top Doctors

76 UMMC Physicians Named Baltimore Magazine 2013 Top Doctors
Seventy-six University of Maryland Medical Center doctors, all members of the University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty, were recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2013 issue of Baltimore Magazine.

University of Maryland Doctors Selected as Super Doctors®

University of Maryland Doctors Selected as Super Doctors®
The University of Maryland Medical Center is proud to announce that 70 of its doctors are Super Doctors® Rising Stars, a new listing of up-and-coming doctors in the Washington, DC/Baltimore area.

Edward St. John Donates $1 Million to New Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

Edward St. John Donates $1 Million to New Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower
Business and community leader Edward St. John has pledged $1 million to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in support of the new Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower, scheduled to open this Fall. St. John, founder and chairman of St. John Properties, serves on the Board of Visitors of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

UMMC Honored for Patient Safety, Quality Measures

UMMC Honored for Patient Safety, Quality Measures
Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, has awarded the 2013 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for Quality Improvement to the University of Maryland Medical Center.

New Chemotherapy Robot to Benefit Patients at the UM Greenebaum Cancer Center

New Chemotherapy Robot to Benefit Patients at the UM Greenebaum Cancer Center
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center unveiled a new $1.2 million chemotherapy robot, purchased with a gift from Roslyn and Leonard Stoler and named for their granddaughter who was successfully treated for cancer nearly 20 years ago.

Adam Callaway of Baltimore County Finishes First in Maryland Half Marathon

Adam Callaway of Baltimore County Finishes First in Maryland Half Marathon
Adam Callaway, 31, of Rodgers Forge, was the top finisher in the fifth annual Maryland Half Marathon, which was held Saturday, May 11 in the community of Maple Lawn in Howard County. Callaway, who crossed the finish line in 1 hour and 19 minutes, had also finished first in the 2011 half marathon.

UMMC Launches Genetic-Testing Program for Cardiac Stent Patients

UMMC Launches Genetic-Testing Program for Cardiac Stent Patients
Patients with coronary artery disease who undergo treatment at the University of Maryland Medical Center now can receive long-term therapy based on information found in their genes.

UMMC Celebrates "The Gift of Life" at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala

UMMC Celebrates "The Gift of Life" at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala
Event Honors Hero Who Changed Six Lives through Organ Donation -- and the Medical Teams Who Helped Make it Possible

Greenebaum Tribute at ECAN

Greenebaum Tribute at ECAN
The Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) honored the Greenebaum family for their philanthropic efforts in support of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) at their April 6, 2013, fundraising gala.

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