Dr. Lamos is a Graduate of UMSOM and Has Been Serving as a Mentor to Students
James B. Kaper, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor & Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and Donna L. Parker, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, announced that Elizabeth Lamos, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, has joined the Office of Student Affairs (OSA), serving primarily in a counseling and advisory role for medical students.
“We are absolutely delighted that Dr. Lamos joined the Office of Student Affairs in January. She is an alumna of the School of Medicine who also completed her residency and fellowship training here at Maryland, so she knows the School and our students well,” said Dr. Parker. “She has distinguished herself as a wonderful student advisor having served as a House Mentor in our Eva Dodge House since its inception. Her positive energy and problem-solving skills will be a real asset for our office.”
In her position in OSA, Dr. Lamos writes Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs), and serves as the Student Affairs liaison for the school's dual degree programs. Dr. Lamos is also on the faculty of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Endocrinology, sees patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and serves a clinical educator for students, residents and fellows.
Dr. Lamos, replaces Neda Frayha, MD, who left UMSOM earlier this year, but who will be serving as the new President of the UM SOM Medical Alumni Association. Dr. Lamos is a graduate of UMSOM, Class of 2007. In addition, she completed her residency and fellowship in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center.
“Dr. Lamos is serving in an important advisory role for our students here at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. We are happy to have her share her talents and continue serving as a mentor for our next generation of researchers and practitioners in the field of medicine,” said E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at UM Baltimore, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine.
About the University of Maryland School of Medicine
Commemorating its 210th Anniversary, the University of Maryland School of Medicine was chartered in 1807 as the first public medical school in the United States. It continues today as one of the fastest growing, top-tier biomedical research enterprises in the world -- with 43 academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs; and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals, including members of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, and a distinguished recipient of the Albert E. Lasker Award in Medical Research. With an operating budget of more than $1 billion, the School of Medicine works closely in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System to provide research-intensive, academic and clinically-based care for more than 1.2 million patients each year. The School has over 2,500 students, residents, and fellows, and nearly $450 million in extramural funding, with most of its academic departments highly ranked among all medical schools in the nation in research funding. As one of the seven professional schools that make up the University of Maryland Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine has a total workforce of nearly 7,000 individuals. The combined School and Medical System (“University of Maryland Medicine”) has an annual budget of nearly $6 billion and an economic impact in excess of $15 billion on the state and local community. The School of Medicine faculty, which ranks as the 8th-highest public medical school in research productivity, is an innovator in translational medicine, with 600 active patents and 24 start-up companies. The School works locally, nationally, and globally, with research and treatment facilities in 36 countries around the world. Visit medschool.umaryland.edu/
About the Office of Student Affairs
The Office of Student Affairs provides guidance, advice, and administrative assistance to students enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
The office is responsible for monitoring student registration, student progress and advancement, graduation, and all aspects of student life related to medical education. The office coordinates important milestone events for the students including the Student Clinician Ceremony, White Coat Ceremony and Match Day, and manages the Medical Spanish course which is designed to help medical students to improve their Spanish speaking skills in a clinical setting.
The Office of Student Affairs provides career advising and in addition, the offices advertises and processes scholarship and fellowship applications, oversees the judicial board process, and verifies alumni certification.