The University of Maryland Medical System Foundation (UMMS Foundation) raises philanthropic funds to safeguard the future of health care excellence for the University of Maryland Medical System. Through the development of private and public investments, UMMS Foundation acts to help the medical system remain a leader in integrated health care delivery. UMMS Foundation serves as the primary fundraising entity for the University of Maryland Medical System, including the University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus.
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a not-for-profit health care provider serving the people of Maryland, the region and the world. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.
UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily.
Founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, the University of Maryland Medical Center 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.
Patients admitted to the University of Maryland Medical Center benefit from the talent and experience of the very finest physicians, nurses, researchers and other health care providers. Here, health care professionals from many disciplines work together as a team to cure illness, conquer disease, and assure the needed support for patient and family alike.