January 07, 2016
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Thursday, December 19, 2019
UM School of Medicine Cutting Edge Research Featured Among 'Top Things That Made the World a Better Place in 2019'
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is being recognized by a national news publication for groundbreaking biomedical research that “is making the world a better place.” The publication, WIRED magazine, is featuring the innovative work of UMSOM’s Samuel Tisherman, MD, Professor of Surgery, and the University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center on a list of 19 items or advances recognized in 2019.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
School of Medicine Faculty Members are among the scheduled speakers for TEDx University of Maryland, Baltimore on Friday November 9, 2018.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
More than 70 doctors who provide care to patients at the University of Maryland Medical Center Downtown and Midtown Campuses have been recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2018 issue of Baltimore magazine. All of the recognized physicians are also faculty members of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
UMSOM Department of Surgery Chair Stephen T. Bartlett, MD to Transition to Increased Role at University of Maryland Medical System
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that Stephen T. Bartlett, MD, the Peter Angelos Distinguished Professor in Surgery and Chair of the UMSOM Department of Surgery, will transition from his long-term service as chair of the Department to an increased role at the University of Maryland Medical System as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective January 1, 2018. He will continue as an active member of the UMSOM faculty and maintain teaching, research, and clinical responsibilities as he transitions to his new role as CMO of the 14-hospital system.
Monday, July 31, 2017
University of Maryland Medicine Establishes Nation’s First Center for Cardiac Xenotransplantation with $24 Million Grant and Top Surgeon-Scientists
Stephen Bartlett, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and UM SOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that a recent $24 million grant from United Therapeutics Corporation will establish the first and only center for cardiac xenotransplantation research in the US, and one of only two in the world.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Forms New Executive Committee to Provide “Visionary Governance”
University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Surgery Chairman Stephen Bartlett, MD, announced today the formation of a new Department of Surgery Executive Committee. The new committee, which draws from the Department’s top clinical and research faculty leadership, will provide strategic oversight and advice on ongoing departmental operations and initiatives with the goal of advancing innovation, growth, and visibility.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Honoring a Hero: Dr. Thomas Scalea, Physician-in-Chief at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Marks 20 Years at the University of Maryland
Under his leadership, Shock Trauma has grown tremendously – from the construction of the cutting-edge Critical Care Tower to the expansion of hands-on training opportunities for physicians, nurses and medical students.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Every year, more than 32,000 Americans die from gunshot wounds. A significant proportion of these deaths involve head wounds. Despite this massive public health burden, researchers know little about the variables that determine whether a victim of these injuries will live or die.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the School has been awarded matching funds from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) as part of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund program. The funds, when combined with private philanthropy, will enable UM SOM to establish two new endowed professorships – one in human virology and vaccine development, the other in surgical science and entrepreneurship.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Andrew N. Pollak, MD, the James Lawrence Kernan Professor & Chair, Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) and Chief of Orthopaedics at the University of Maryland Medical System, has been awarded the 22nd Annual Health Services Leadership Award by the Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Monday, January 04, 2016
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Showcased in Discovery Life Series - Shock Trauma: Edge of Life
Discovery Life’s new unscripted docudrama series Shock Trauma: Edge of Life follows a team of medical professionals at the world-renown University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (“Shock Trauma” UM School of Medicine (SOM) faculty physicians and trauma surgeons, alongside University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) residents, fellows, nurses, patient care technicians, and an array of specialists, perform lifesaving medical care in the first and highest volume trauma center of its kind in the United States.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Dr. Stephen T. Bartlett Named Executive Vice President and Surgeon in Chief at University of Maryland Medical System
University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) President and CEO Robert Chrencik, MBA, CPA, and University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that Stephen T. Bartlett, MD, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Surgeon in Chief for the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS).
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is part of a nationwide, multi-site study that may help save hundreds of lives among trauma patients with major bleeding. The study, which was published earlier this month in JAMA, compared two different methods of blood transfusion, and found that one approach gave patients a significantly better chance of survival within the first 24 hours.