The Office of Admissions recruits and matriculates those individuals most likely to enhance the overall health of our local, regional, national and international communities through the development of new knowledge and the provision of exemplary patient care. Each year, the School of Medicine matriculates a group of talented individuals who reflect the growing ethnic and cultural diversity of present day society, drawing on the knowledge and skills of individuals from all segments of society. Learn more about our Vision & Values.
Through innovative identification, recruitment and development programs, the School of Medicine has become recognized for the rich diversity of its student body. The Committee on Admissions has the daunting yet important job of selecting an outstanding entering freshman class each year from a bright, dedicated and diverse pool of applicants. The Committee will admit only those individuals who demonstrate the intellectual curiosity necessary for a lifetime of learning and who the Committee believes will maintain the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.
Our students are our most prized asset and our dedicated faculty takes great joy and pride in helping each and every one of them develop into our future colleagues in the profession of medicine.
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Leading Surgeon Scientist and Trauma Chief Dr. Deborah Stein Invested as Inaugural R Adams Cowley Professor at the University of Maryland School of MedicineIn a moving speech before a large audience recently at Westminster Hall, Deborah M. Stein, MD, MPH, newly invested as the R Adams Cowley, MD Professor in Shock and Trauma, used those words to reflect on her father’s influence and how proud he is to see the family’s legacy of healing continue.
“Becoming a surgeon was all about my father -- I wanted to be him, and to heal with my hands, just as he had done.”
University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Develop New Way to Decode Large Amounts of Biological DataA University of Maryland School of Medicine researcher has helped develop an innovative computing technique that, on very large amounts of data, is both faster and more accurate than current methods. To spur research, a program using this technique is being offered for free to the biomedical research community.
New Study: Diet During Adolescence Tied to Breast Density, A Risk Factor for Breast Cancer Later in LifeAdolescent girls whose diet is higher in saturated fats and lower in healthier unsaturated fats have higher breast density in early adulthood, which may potentially increase their risk for breast cancer later in life, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The research was published last week in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
Mohan Suntha, M.D., a physician leader with more than 20 years of medical and administrative experience within the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) effective September 1, 2016.
The Class of 2016 received their doctoral hoods in a special graduation ceremony at the Hippodrome Theater on May 19. Hundreds of family, friends and faculty were there to cheer on the 159 graduates as they officially transitioned from students to doctors.