Established in 1807, The University of Maryland School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency training program. The School of Medicine was the founding school of the University of Maryland and today is an integral part of the 11-campus University System of Maryland. On the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the anchor for a large academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best patient care and community service to Maryland and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the School of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow.
University of Maryland School of Medicine is one of the sites in the following two NIH networks: the Pharmacogenomics Research Network (PGRN) and Genomic Diagnosis and Personalized Therapy for Highly Penetrant Genetic Diabetes (IGNITE).