The Office of Admissions recruits and matriculates those individuals most likely to enhance the overall health of our local, regional, national and international communities through the development of new knowledge and the provision of exemplary patient care. Each year, the School of Medicine matriculates a group of talented individuals who reflect the growing ethnic and cultural diversity of present day society, drawing on the knowledge and skills of individuals from all segments of society. Learn more about our Vision & Values.
Through innovative identification, recruitment and development programs, the School of Medicine has become recognized for the rich diversity of its student body. The Committee on Admissions has the daunting yet important job of selecting an outstanding entering freshman class each year from a bright, dedicated and diverse pool of applicants. The Committee will admit only those individuals who demonstrate the intellectual curiosity necessary for a lifetime of learning and who the Committee believes will maintain the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.
Our students are our most prized asset and our dedicated faculty takes great joy and pride in helping each and every one of them develop into our future colleagues in the profession of medicine.
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University of Maryland School of Medicine professor Dr. Laura L. Hungerford Named Vice Chair for Academic Programs in the Department of Epidemiology and Public HealthJay S. Magaziner, PhD, MPH, Chair of and Professor in the Department Of Epidemiology & Public Health (EPH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), along with Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced that Laura L. Hungerford, DVM, MPH, PhD, CPH, FNAP, Professor in EPH, has been appointed Vice Chair for Academic Programs for the Department.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Professor Dr. Curt Civin Receives 2015 Mentor Award from the American Society of HematologyCurt Civin, MD, Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology, Director of the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, and Associate Dean for Research, and at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), was one of two physicians to receive the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) 2015 Mentor Award, which honors outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Study Finds that Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Stimulates Strong Immune Responses in Adults in Mali and USAA clinical trial of a new Ebola vaccine (ChAd3-EBO-Z) that resulted from an unprecedented global consortium assembled at the behest of the World Health Organization has found that it is well tolerated and stimulates strong immune responses in adults in Mali, West Africa and in the US, according to a study published today in the journal Lancet Infectious Disease.
University of Maryland School of Medicine Students to Celebrate Thanksgiving By Helping West Baltimore's NeediestAs part of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s ongoing engagement in the local community, UM SOM students have organized the 26th annual “Project Feast,” a Thanksgiving meal, and more, for residents of West Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods. The event is one of many community outreach efforts during the year by UM SOM, including medical education seminars, health fairs, free screenings, child safety programs, diabetes prevention workshops, and traveling breathmobiles.
Anyone who hears her life story — escaping to America from her native Vietnam as a teen, attending and graduating from college and medical school with a limited understanding of English, managing a successful 20-year career as a gastroenterologist — would agree that Tuanh “Ann” Tonnu, MD ’90, is an inspiration.