University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical school in Baltimore, MD
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655 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore MD 21201 (english)
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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (abbreviated UM SOM or UMB SOM), located in Baltimore City, Maryland, U.S., is the medical school of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System. Established in 1807 as the College of Medicine of Maryland, it is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States. It was also the first medical school to institute a residency training program.[citation needed] UMB SOM's campus includes Davidge Hall, which was built in 1812, and is the oldest building in continuous use for medical education in the Northern Hemisphere. In addition to an MD degree, the UMB SOM offers PhD programs through the Graduate Program in Life Sciences. It also offers several joint degree programs: a Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) MD/PhD, a joint MD/DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery), the MD/MPH (Master of Public Health) program, and the PhD/DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy). The University of Maryland School of Medicine was ranked 23rd in U.S. News and World Report's 2019 rankings of "Best Medical Schools: Primary Care", and 38th in "Best Medical Schools: Research". In 2013[update], the school offered admission to 6.8% of applicants. Since 2006, the medical school dean has been E. Albert Reece.
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