The University of Maryland School of Medicine provides an unparalleled combination of educational resources to prepare students for careers as physicians, biomedical researchers, and allied health professionals. The School of Medicine also provides graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral training through a wide range of programs in the biomedical sciences and public health
All faculty members actively participate in the education of medical students and residents on a campus that is home to world class clinical care and research facilities, including: The University of Maryland Medical Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the Institute of Human Virology, the Institute for Genome Sciences, the Center for Vaccine Development and the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Clinical affiliations throughout the state give students unusual flexibility in clinical experiences and numerous opportunities for community service.
Becoming a Physician at the UMSOM
Combined Degree Programs
- MD/PhD (Medical Scientist Training Program) - MSTP offers PhD degrees in anatomy, biochemistry, epidemiology and public health, human genetics, microbiology and immunology, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and toxicology.
Allied Health Programs
The Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS)
The Graduate Program in Life Sciences offers cutting edge research training in the biomedical sciences, granting the PhD and MS for basic research. By emphasizing the translation from bench to bedside, we make discoveries that improve our world. Pharmacology, Physiology, Pathology, Cancer Biology, Reproductive Biology, Toxicology, Gerontology, Rehabilitation, Vaccine Development, Muscle Biology, Membrane Biology and Human Genetics are among the disciplines included in the following Programs.
- Epidemiology & Human Genetics
- Molecular Medicine
- Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
- Physical Rehabilitation Science
Research Opportunities for High School, Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional Students
Are you a K-12, undergraduate, graduate or professional student thinking about a career in medicine or biomedical research? The Office of Student Research can help you accomplish your dream. The Office of Student Research provides prospective trainees with experiential opportunities, a realistic understanding of the research environment, contact with appropriate role models, mentoring, information about the requirements and the application process for professional and graduate school, and opportunities for collaboration.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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