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We provide a number of hospital resources to our current residents and fellows.

Carebridge Work-Life Resources

Carebridge is an innovative information program that provides professional consultation, referral and information to help with a variety of personal and family needs. The Carebridge counselors have master's degrees and extensive experience in the field for which they are providing assistance. They will provide unlimited consultation and searches to help you find the services you need for you and your family.

House Staff Association

The UMMS House Staff Association is a voluntary association dedicated to provide the UMMS residents and fellows with representation, advocacy and free food. The House Staff Association has a lounge that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for house staff use.

Dr. Kenaa- GME Safety Champion Announcement

It is a pleasure to introduce Blaine Kenaa MD as the House Staff Officer for Patient Safety and Quality for the academic year 2019-2020.

Dr Kenaa graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2012 and went on to complete her Internal Medicine Residency training at the University of Texas, Houston. She served as a chief resident for Quality and Patient safety at the Baylor/VA Medical Center in Houston, where she participated in various multi-disciplinary QI projects. While at the Baylor/VA Medical Center, she was also the co-instructor and project mentor for the longitudinal QI curriculum for Internal Medicine residents. She is currently in the third year of her Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

In this role, Dr Kenna will continue to grow and advance the House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) group, facilitating QIPS members engagement in key institutional Quality and Safety initiatives. Please join us in welcoming Dr Kenaa as UMMC continues the journey towards zero preventable harm and becoming a High Reliability Organization.

Financial Counseling

The University of Maryland Medical System partners with Prudential to offer free financial and retirement counseling. You can get help with:

  • Active enrollment
  • Determining an appropriate contribution percentage tailored to your goals
  • Understanding your plan's investment options
  • Adding or changing beneficiaries
  • Rollover/consolidation of previous employer plans
  • General financial and investment education

To make an appointment, call 301-641-6705 or email chris.maas@prudential.com.

Food Services

There are plenty of restaurants in and around UMMC. If you need a late-night meal, there are vending machines available 24 hours a day that have refrigerate and frozen meals. You can find those vending machines in the hallway to the left of the Courtyard Cafe.

House Staff Association members also have access to free food 24 hours a day.

Information Technology

If you are outside the UMMS Firewall, you may not be able to access the Internal UMMC Home Page. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) must be setup.

To obtain information about securing a VPN, please refer to VPN Remote Access.

Institutional Committees

University of Maryland Medical Center offers opportunities for residents and fellows to serve on institutional committees. If you are interested in participating in any of these committees, please contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education. See a list of UMMC's institutional committees.

Salary and Benefits

The University of Maryland Medical Center offers residents and fellows competitive salary and benefits. Look at the full breakdown of resident/fellow salaries and benefits.

Security and Transportation

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus Police provide transportation for the School of Medicine on Campus. Campus Police may be reached by calling (410) 706-6882. Those requiring a ride off campus must call the University of Maryland, Baltimore Caravan at 706-CVAN (706-2826). The Caravan runs until midnight on weekdays.

Emergency escort and transportation to your car are provided for all hospital personnel 24/7 by the Guest Services Department when University of Maryland, Baltimore vehicles are not available.  Call 410-328-5473  for more information.

Safety Numbers

  • Campus Police: 410-706-6882
  • UMB Caravan: 410-706-2826
  • UMMS Guest Services: 410-328-5473

Transportation

Volunteer Opportunities

Residents and fellows can volunteer in the community through our Community Outreach team. We offer a wide variety of options to connect you with your surrounding community.

If you are interested in participating in health-related events, please contact Mariellen Synan, UMMC Community Outreach Manager at 410-328-8402 or msynan@umm.edu.

If you are interested in volunteering for youth and education events, please contact Samuel Burris at 410-328-4485 or samuelburris@umm.edu