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UMSOM Graduation

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Hippodrome Theatre
12 N. Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Please plan to join us at the School of Medicine Graduation, which is being held on Thursday, May 16th at, 2:00 p.m. at the Hippodrome Theatre, located at 12 N. Eutaw Street. The Campus Commencement is being held on the same day, Thursday, May 16th at the Royal Farms Arena, at 9:00 a.m. . Register on-line at:

Keynote Speaker

Diana W. Bianchi is the Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. In this role, she oversees the Institute's research on pediatric health and development, maternal health, reproductive health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and rehabilitation medicine, among other areas. These efforts include managing a staff of approximately 1,400 people and an annual budget of approximately $1.3 billion. Dr. Bianchi serves as an ambassador and spokesperson for NICHD.

Graduation 2018

2018 School of Medicine graduation.

Dr. Bianchi received her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital, Boston and her postdoctoral fellowship training in Medical Genetics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, both at Harvard. She is board-certified in all three specialties and is a practicing medical geneticist with special expertise in reproductive genetics. Dr. Bianchi’s translational research focuses on two broad themes: prenatal genomics with the goal of advancing noninvasive prenatal DNA screening and diagnosis, and investigating the fetal transcriptome to develop new therapies for genetic disorders that can be given prenatally.
Read more about Dr. Bianchi Here.

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Regalia Rental:

All regalia rental orders must be placed on-line.  All rental orders placed by April 30, 2019, will be delivered to the UMB Bookstore for pick-up, beginning on May 1st.  All orders placed after April 30, 2019 will be delivered to either your home or campus address.  A shipping charge of $25.45 will be added to all shipped orders.  For pricing and/or to place an order with the UMB Bookstore, please visit the following URL:

PLEASE NOTE:  May 1st is the last date to order regalia.


UMB Commencement

The commencement ceremony for the University of Maryland, Baltimore will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the Royal Farms Arena (formerly First Mariner Arena). The keynote speaker will be Barbara Pierce Bush. See the UMB Commencement website for more information.

UMSOM Graduation & Commencement Registration

Complete the online registration form to participate in the UMSOM Graduation and/or Commencement ceremonies.


If you have any further questions, please email our office at

For more information on UMSOM Graduation activities, please visit Student Affairs' UMSOM Graduation website.