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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Longstanding UM School of Medicine Dean and Widely Recognized Academic and Institutional Leader, Dr. E. Albert Reece, Announces He Will Transition from the Deanship in 2022; His Tenure Continued the UMSOM Upward Trajectory as an Academic Powerhouse
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, a widely recognized visionary leader who elevated the UMSOM into a top-tier biomedical research and patient-focused academic center, announced that he will complete his 16-year tenure as Dean, at the end of the next academic year. He will return to the UMSOM faculty where he will lead a new Center, and continue research and teaching.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
UMSOM Award Recipients Honored for Promoting Health Equity and Career Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
UMSOM Award Recipients Committed to Promoting Health Equity and Career Advancement for Underrepresented Groups
Monday, December 10, 2018
As Health Threats of the Diabetes-Obesity Epidemic Increase, Two Leading OB-GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Experts Publish New Book on Diabetes and Obesity in Women
With diabetes and obesity continuing to escalate at alarming rates in the U.S., particularly among women, a new book has been published that provides the most comprehensive, expert coverage of this urgent topic to date.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) held its 11th annual “Celebrating Diversity” reception and dinner on Feb. 25, 2018 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests who gathered to honor diversity at UMSOM, recognize those who have helped increase diversity in the field of medicine, and to raise support for an endowed scholarship in the name of Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, AGAF.
Friday, May 12, 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Gene That Controls Birth Defect Common in Diabetes
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) have identified a gene that triggers a process leading to the formation of neural tube defects, a problem commonly found in infants of pregnant women with diabetes. This is the first time the gene has been shown to play this role; it opens up a new way to understand these defects, and may one day lead to new treatments that could prevent the problem or decrease its incidence.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Dr. Sandra M. Quezada Appointed Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and James B. Kaper, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, announced today that Sandra M. Quezada, MD, MS, will be the new Assistant Dean for Academic and Multicultural Affairs. This role is in addition to her position as Assistant Dean for Admissions.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) held its ninth annual "Celebrating Diversity" reception and dinner on February 27, 2016 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event was attended by nearly 300 guests, who gathered to honor diversity at the school, recognize those who have helped increase its diversity, and to raise money for the Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson Endowed Scholarship fund and other UM SOM diversity scholarships.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Third Annual SOM Festival of Science Highlights Innovative Research in Understanding and Treating Disorders of the Brain
In an event that showed the growing breadth and depth of UM SOM scientific research and discovery, more than 500 attendees participated in the Third Annual SOM Festival of Science on December 11, 2015.
Monday, November 02, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece Delivers Keynote Address at Big Ten Consortium Conference
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, who is Vice President, Medical Affairs, University of Maryland the John Z. and Akiko Bowers Distinguished Professor, has been selected to deliver the keynote address at the Inaugural Professional Development Conference jointly sponsored by the National Research Mentoring Network and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation Conference (CIC). The conference is being held at the Big Ten Conference Center in Rosemont, IL, November 1-3, 2015.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
On October 28, E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, Vice President for Medical Affairs at the University of Maryland, and the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), delivered his annual State of the School speech to a standing-room-only crowd.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean Emeritus Donald E. Wilson to Receive Top Honor for Advancing Diversity in Medicine and Access to Health Care
The American College of Physicians (ACP) announced today that Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, AGAF, the John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and Dean Emeritus at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), will receive the 2015 W. Lester Henry Award for Diversity and Access to Care. The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments in advancing diversity in clinical medicine or research and/or access to care in relation to diverse populations. Dr. Wilson will be honored at ACP’s 2015 Internal Medicine Meeting during the Convocation ceremony Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, in Boston, MA.