The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is the first public and fifth oldest medical school in the United States. On the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the foundation for a large academic health center that combines medical education, biomedical research, patient care, and community service.
According to the Association for American Medical Colleges 2020 profile data, UMSOM continues to rank in the Top 10 (7th) among all public medical schools, and 22nd among all 154 public and private medical schools nationwide in total research funding.
The AAMC data also shows that our faculty has one of the highest levels of productivity in the United States. Across all schools, the mean funding per principal investigator is $322,924. At the UMSOM, the mean funding per principal investigator is $554,772, placing us in the top 10th percentile of productivity for all medical schools.