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Perman at Rural Residency Program

Rural Residency Program Will Aid Eastern Shore

July 29, 2019
The Elm
Author: Mary T. Phelan

A new rural residency program made possible through a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will address a growing shortage of primary care providers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. HRSA Administrator George Sigounas, MS, PhD, announced the $750,000 grant award at a July 18 news conference at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Health Sciences Research Facility III...


Eric Barksdale

YouthWorks Interns Get Simulation Education Primer

July 24, 2019
The Elm
Author: Lou Cortina

Eric Barksdale is a rising senior at Dunbar High School who can envision himself working in the health care field. A recent trip with fellow students in the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Summer Bioscience Internship Program (SBIP) put that vision into much clearer focus.


Nina Mendez and Sydnie Taylor

UMB Summer Program Prepares the Next Generation of Health and Research Professionals

May 22, 2019
The Elm
Author: Allison Robinson

Summer Bioscience Internship Program targets Baltimore City high school students interested in health and research careers.


Dr. Richard Colgan

Central Maryland AHEC Expands Into Five Additional Counties

January 23, 2019

The Baltimore Area Health Education Center (BAHEC) has been renamed the Central Maryland Area Health Education Center (Central Maryland AHEC) and has expanded beyond Baltimore City and Baltimore County to five other Maryland counties. The Central Maryland AHEC is based out of UMSOM's Midtown campus. The state's two other centers serving underserved communities include AHEC West (Cumberland, MD) and the Eastern Shore AHEC (Cambridge, MD).


Leah Millstein, MD and David Mallott, MD

2017-2018 IPE Seed Grant Symposium

January 5, 2019
The President's Message
Author: Mary T. Phelan

It’s a delicate activity that many young health care professionals feel they don’t do well: talking to patients and their families about the important topic of advance care planning.  Leah Millstein, MD, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine, once felt that way.