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Paige H. Luneburg, MD

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor


22 S. Greene Street, N13W46

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Education and Training

  • B.A., English (summa cum laude), 2006, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
  • Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program, 2009, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • M.D. (magna cum laude), 2014, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training, 2014-2018, University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


Dr. Luneburg joined faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2018. She completed her undergraduate studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where she majored in English and was awarded the Catherine Houston Campbell Scholarship in English Literature and the Sidney M. B. Coulling Prize for her writing. She followed in her father's footsteps to become a physician and attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she enjoyed serving as Vice President of her class, President of the School's chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and was awarded the Theodore Woodward Prize for excellence in Internal Medicine. During her time as a medical student, Dr. Luneburg also founded the Women in Medicine student interest group which seeks to celebrate the role of women in medicine and provides a robust mentoring program for female medical students that survives to this day. She completed her training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Baltimore Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center.

Upon graduation, she was awarded both the Department of Pediatrics’ Edmund J. Bradley Teaching and Clinician’s Clinician awards. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Her primary duties involve attending on the General inpatient Pediatrics team and the Medicine teaching services in addition to supervising residents in their primary care clinics at the Faculty Practice Office and University Health Center.

Dr. Luneburg is actively involved in medical education and mentoring, serving as core faculty and mentor for the Med-Peds, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric residency programs and a formal mentor to medical students in the Women in Medicine interest group. She is also course director for the Humanism Symposium, a preclinical elective focusing on the tennets of humanism in medical care, a co-leader of the Internship Prep Camp, a fourth year selective course geared to preparing our students for intern year, and runs several conferences for the Medicine sub-internship. Her quality improvement involvement includes collaboration with the Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO) campaign on behalf of the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. Dr. Luneburg also proudly serves as a member of the UMMC Ethics Advisory Committee and has special interest in medical ethics, humanism, narrative medicine, and the patient experience. She lives in Ellicott City, Maryland, with her husband and three children.

Highlighted Publications

Luneburg P. Permanent Ink. JAMA. 2019;321(6):545-546. Available at

Luneburg P, Petri M. The Johns Hopkins Lupus Center Website. Available at, 2008.

Awards and Affiliations

  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Washington and Lee University, 2006
  • ACR REF/Abbott Medical/Graduate Student Achievement Award, 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2013
  • The Theodore E. Woodward Prize in Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2014
  • J. Edmund Bradley, MD, Outstanding Teacher Award, 2018
  • J. Edmund Bradley, MD, Clinician’s Clinician Award, 2018