University of Maryland School of Medicine Reviews
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program. It is the fifth oldest medical school in the United States and the first public medical school in the country. UMSOM is a growing biomedical research university and ranks in the top 20 public medical schools for research funding. UMSOM organizes the preclinical years into blocks and require students to have 40 hours of service learning within the first two years. In their third and fourth years, students have a clinical curriculum. In 2020 the curriculum is to be renewed.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in biomedical education, basic and clinical research, quality patient care and service to improve the health of the citizens of Maryland and beyond. The School is committed to the education and training of medical, MD/PhD, graduate, physical therapy and medical and research technology students. We will recruit and develop faculty to serve as exemplary role models for our students.
Dual Degree Programs:
The University of Maryland School of Medicine will achieve international eminence as an academic institution in undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and continuing professional education; basic and clinical research; clinical practice and service; public health and prevention; and responsiveness to its community.
The School of Medicine, in an environment with both rapid scientific and technological advances and economic changes, will be recognized for its excellence and innovation in:
Cost of Living Index:
- Annual High Temp: 66.3°F
- Annual Low Temp: 50.6°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 40.72 inch
*US average index is 100
Social and Public Health Responsibility
Collaboration and Communication
Respect, Ethical Behavior and Professionalism
Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability