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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
University of Maryland Medicine Philanthropy Appoints Heather S. Culp, JD, as new Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer
The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) have jointly announced today that senior advancement leader Heather S. Culp, JD, has been named as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
UM School of Medicine Names Dr. Steven R. Gambert First Medical Director for Development
UMSOM Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, along with Mary Pooton, Assistant Dean for Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), announced today that Steven R. Gambert, MD, AGSF, MACP, UMSOM Professor of Medicine and Division Head for Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, has been named the school’s first Medical Director of Development.
Friday, December 06, 2019
Led by Medical Students, Project Feast Turns 30
In a tradition that has brightened Thanksgiving Day for three decades, second-year students at the University of Maryland School of Medicine organized Project Feast in West Baltimore on Nov. 28 to serve nearly 800 meals.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Dr. Zhongjun Jon Wu Receives Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurial Surgical Science
26 years after coming to the United States from a remote area in Southwest China, Zhongjun Jon Wu, PhD, has become one of the leading bioengineering scientists, and he has earned his place among top faculty at the University of Maryland School of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). On March 1, he was invested at Westminster Hall as the Peter G. Angelos Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Surgical Sciences.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Art of Family and Community Medicine Unveiled
An overflow crowd of physicians, students, staff, patients, and well-wishers were on hand Wednesday, February 20 to witness the unveiling of a new wall mural in the waiting room of the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM) Department of Family and Community Medicine practice on the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus. The mural was a gift of philanthropist Carolyn Frenkil, President of Center City, Inc. and a board member of the UMSOM Board of Visitors and the University of Maryland, Baltimore Foundation, Inc. The mural was created by Candice Brush, a graduate from University of Maryland, College Park, who is a fine artist and printmaker on the state’s Eastern Shore.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Annual Student Auction Makes Bid to Fight Homelessness
“It’s definitely a team effort,” says Sara S. Manetta, Class of 2020 MD candidate at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). “We’re all hands on deck all of the time!” Manetta is speaking about the flurry of activity surrounding preparations for the Annual Second Year Medical Student Auction, which will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Southern Management Corporation (SMC) Campus Center, 621 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. This event is open to parents, students, faculty, and staff.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
$1.5M Gift Establishes New Center for Health Care Innovation
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) President Jay A. Perman, MD, along with the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and the University of Maryland School of Nursing (SON) Dean Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, announced today that an alumni couple, Richard Sherman, MD, SOM ’72, and Jane Sherman, PhD, SON ’85, have made a $1.5 million gift to the University to establish a health care innovation center to be located in the Health Sciences & Human Services Library.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Celebrating Diversity Dinner Supports Funding for Student Scholarships
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.
Friday, February 12, 2016
To Honor Anna: Memorial Gifts Create a Lasting Tribute
According to a Japanese proverb, if you want to measure a person’s true character just count the number of his or her friends. And in the case of one particular University of Maryland School of Medicine supporter and donor, those friends add up to the thousands.