The Office of Admissions recruits and matriculates students most likely to enhance the overall health of our local, regional, and national 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 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.
The Class of 2013 finally got to put M.D. after their names as they received their doctoral hoods during a special Convocation ceremony at the Baltimore Convention Center on May 17, 2013.
Graduation celebrations kicked off on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, with the seventh annual Student Awards ceremony.
Transforming Medicine Beyond Imagination was the theme of the 2013 University of Maryland School of Medicine Gala, held May 11 at the Baltimore Convention Center. It is also the name of the largest capital campaign in School of Medicine’s history, which was publically launched at the gala.
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. As part of a new personalized medicine initiative, the medical center is offering genetic testing to help doctors determine which medication a patient should take after a stenting procedure in order to prevent blood clots that could lead to serious -- and potentially fatal -- heart attacks and strokes.
New Global Study Pinpoints Main Causes of Childhood Diarrheal Diseases, Suggests Effective SolutionsA new international study published in The Lancet provides the clearest picture yet of the impact and most common causes of diarrheal diseases, the second leading killer of young children globally, after pneumonia. The study's principal investigator is Dr. Myron Levine, Director of the School of Medicine's Center for Vaccine Development.