Welcome to Media Relations for the University of Maryland Medical Center. Our media team works with journalists every day to bring timely and important health stories of innovation, research, and breaking news. 

To reach a member of the Media Team:

  • Email media@umm.edu (monitored every day, 24/7)
  • Call 410-328-8919 during regular business hours

UMMC Again Ranked In U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals”

July 28, 2020
The University of Maryland Medical Center is recognized in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings as being among the best hospitals in the state and with nationally ranked programs in cancer and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT).
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Notice of Data Security Incident

July 24, 2020
The University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. ("FPI") and the University of Maryland Medical Center ("UMMC") are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of information. FPI is the faculty practice plan for the physician practice groups affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, which supports certain physicians and staff who provide services at UMMC locations.

Fentanyl Tops List of Drugs Found in Baltimore Overdose Patients

June 11, 2020

A new University of Maryland study found fentanyl tops the list of drugs detected in overdose patients at two Baltimore hospital emergency departments. The study is based on de-identified urinalysis results and other data collected through the new Maryland Emergency Department Drug Surveillance (EDDS) system, from January 2016 through December 2019. Fentanyl testing was incorporated for all patients undergoing urine screens as a routine test at these hospitals in January 2019.