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University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Named a “Best Children’s Hospital” for Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report for 2022

June 14, 2022
For the fifth year in a row, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH) is identified as a national leader in pediatric heart care by U.S. News & World Report. Recognizing UMCH as a "Best Children's Hospital" for Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery, U.S. News & World Report also lauded UMCH as the #2 children's hospital in the state, and one of the top 15 children's hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region, which encompasses Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
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University of Maryland Medical Center Announces Public Launch of Transformational Campaign to Support Major Expansion of UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 13, 2022
Today, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) announced the public launch of the Building for Life Campaign, an extraordinary effort to raise $55 million for the construction of the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine—the new home of UMGCCC.
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University Of Maryland Medical Center Celebrates Groundbreaking for Major Expansion of UM Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

May 13, 2022
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) today will celebrate the groundbreaking of a nine-story patient care tower – the Roslyn and Leonard Stoler Center for Advanced Medicine – that will become the new home of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC).
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New University of Maryland Orthopaedics Location In Baltimore County Offers Range of Services for Patients

May 10, 2022
The University of Maryland Department of Orthopaedics has opened a new location in Baltimore County offering a range of services for patients of all ages. Located at 226 Schilling Circle near the Hunt Valley Towne Center and light rail station, the practice features 16 exam rooms, a dedicated procedure room, on-site imaging and a state-of-the-art physical therapy center that provides treatment for adults and children.

University of Maryland Medicine Eliminates Race in Birthing Decisions

May 03, 2022
University of Maryland Medicine, comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), announced it has officially eliminated race as a factor in birthing decisions, which had become a national standard.

In Memoriam: David Bennett

March 09, 2022
David Bennett, the 57-year old patient with terminal heart disease who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart, passed away yesterday afternoon on March 8.