Economic and Workforce Development
Empowering Communities, Transforming Health Care
As an anchor institution in West Baltimore, University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) works with partner organizations to build, revitalize and support healthy, cohesive communities.
- We employ individuals from our community, offering a living wage and lasting careers with advancement opportunities.
- At the same time, we build a much-needed pipeline of qualified healthcare workers, creating a better healthcare system for Maryland. Ultimately, this is a win for all.
Career and Job Skills Training
UMMC’s Office of Community Engagement and Workforce Development provides a range of services that go beyond the support that is available to UMMC team members. Resources are extended to community members, students and youth.
The Career Academy program invests in the ties that build an inclusive and sustainable local West Baltimore community.
Learn More: Career Training Programs
UMMC joins forces with community-based workforce organizations to provide youth and adult programs that lead to employment with the opportunity to advance. The goal is to create a workforce of qualified healthcare workers by leveraging these strategic partnerships to remove barriers and provide advancement opportunities.
Learn More: Our Community Partners
Minority Business Purchasing
University of Maryland Medical System supports organizations that foster the growth and development of minority and women-owned business enterprises.
Learn More: UMMS Minority- and Women-Owned Business Program