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The prestigious distinction recognizes the cancer center's high caliber of scientific leadership and robust programs in basic, clinical and population science research, placing it in the top echelon of cancer centers nationwide.
University of Maryland Medical Center First Maryland Hospital to Earn American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve CertificationJuly 06, 2021
After more than a year of extensive external reviews and detailed documentation, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has awarded the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) the first-in-Maryland Transcatheter Valve Certification an affirmation of the hospital's commitment to saving lives, expertise in preventing irreparable heart damage and improving the quality of life for cardiovascular patients.
University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Opens First Trauma-Informed Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit In MarylandJune 30, 2021
Children and teens experiencing acute mental health crises have a safe and healing space to recover in the newly-opened Children & Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH).
University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Named a Best Children’s Hospital for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, 2021-2022, by U.S. News & World ReportJune 15, 2021
The University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH) was recognized today as a Best Children's Hospital for Cardiology & Heart Surgery, 2021-2022, by U.S. News & World Report.
Study Links COVID-19 Public Health Efforts to Dramatic Drop in COPD HospitalizationsJune 14, 2021
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) analyzed data at the 13-hospital University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and found public health measures designed to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus may have fostered a substantial side benefit.
Nearly 1 in 5 Patients Who Die from Unexplained Sudden Cardiac Death Have Suspicious Gene, UM School of Medicine Study FindsJune 09, 2021
As many as 450,000 Americans die every year from a sudden, fatal heart condition, and in slightly more than 1 in 10 cases the cause remains unexplained even after an autopsy. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and their colleagues found that nearly 1 in 5 patients with unexplained sudden cardiac death –most of whom were under age 50.
University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center to Reduce Disparities in Care for Black Women with Breast CancerJune 07, 2021
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is working to reduce disparities in patient care for Black women diagnosed with breast cancer – a group at significantly higher risk of dying from breast cancer than White women.
University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, other top U.S. Cancer Centers call for Urgent Action to get Cancer Preventing HPV vaccination back on trackMay 20, 2021
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) has partnered with other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers and organizations to issue a joint statement urging the nation's health care systems, physicians, parents and children, and young adults to get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination back on track.
University of Maryland Medicine Performs Two Successful Lung Transplants on Patients with COVID-19 Lung DamageMay 18, 2021
Two patients who were near death after COVID-19 destroyed their lungs, survived and are thriving due to state-of-the-art care and double-lung transplants by University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) surgeons at the UM Medical Center (UMMC).
First-in-Maryland Trial Launched to Test Experimental Device for Thoracoabdominal Aortic AneurysmsMay 13, 2021
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) launched the first-in-Maryland clinical trial of an experimental device to repair a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, the body's main artery that extends from the heart through the chest into the abdomen.