University of Maryland Medical Center | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
University of Maryland Medical Center (Baltimore). University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the oldest academic medical centers in the country, having been founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary. Now, the hospital has 772 beds, 8,261 employees and 1,163 attending physicians and faculty. In fiscal year 2015, the hospital logged 30,554 total admissions and 22,086 surgical cases.
UMMC is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurological care, cardiac care, diabetes and endocrinology, women's and children's heath, and has one of the largest solid organ transplant programs in the U.S. As an academic medical center, UMMC leads and participates in extensive research and clinical studies, which gives patients the opportunity to access the newest treatments.
University of Maryland Medical Center was nationally ranked for cancer and nephrology in U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 rankings. It was also regionally ranked as the No. 2 hospital in Maryland and the No. 2 hospital in the Baltimore metro area. The hospital is Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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