All community events listed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
For more information, please call 1-800-492-5538 and ask for the Community Health and Education Department.
June 4 & 5, 2013
University of Maryland Medical Center
(Gudelsky Lobby, 1st Floor)
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
June 27, 2013
Paca Pratt Building, Lower Level
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Upcoming blood drives will also be held on the following dates:
University of Maryland Medical Center (First Floor, Gudelsky Lobby):
Paca-Pratt Building (110 South Paca Street):
To schedule your appointment, please click here.
All donors are welcome; you don't have to be a Medical Center employee to do your part there is a need for all types of blood 365 days of the year, and you can give blood once every 56 days.
Through the American Red Cross Sickle Cell Donor Program, your blood donation could also help a Sickle Cell patient. To find out how, click here.
Every Tuesday starting May 14
University Park Plaza
Baltimore, MD 21201
University Farmers' Market, located across from the Medical Center's main entrance, has hasnew and exciting vendors this year bringing in antibiotic free, hormone free meat; pesticide free produce; plants, pickles, roasted nuts and nut butters and of course the signature crepes, burgers, spreads, soups, and kettle corn. New in 2013 -- You can use your Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits via the electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card at the market. By accepting these benefits, formerly known as food stamps, we are further expanding access to fresh fruits and vegetables to those in our community.
We will also be accepting Women Infants and Children (WIC) vouchers and senior coupons at the University Farmers Market.
For more information visit this page or call 1800-492-5538.
May 15, 2013
School of Nursing Lawn
655 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
May 22, 2013
Doubletree by Hilton
1726 Reisterstown Rd.
Pikesville, MD 21208
Pre-register by calling 1-800-492-5538 or visit this page for more information.
May 29, 2013
Baltimore, MD 21224
June 7, 2013
University Park Plaza
Greene and Redwood Streets
Directly across from the Medical Center
Receive free health screenings and information on cholesteroal and diabetes, stroke and heart disease prevention, vision and glaucoma, men's and women's health,immunizations, child safety information, weight and nutrion and much more!
For more information call 1-800-492-5538 or visit our website at www.umm.edu/community
June 1, 2013
St Mary's Park
600 N. Paca Street (Paca and Druid Hill Ave)
For more information or to register, please call 1-888-511-WALK or visit this website.
June 22, 2013
6020 Marian Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21215
June 26, 2013
The JACQUES Initiative, HopeSprings and the Gallery Church of Baltimore unite to support HIV testing & linkage to care at 5 sites around the City. Boxed lunches will be offered at each site as incentives while supplies last.
For a list of screening locations visit the Jacques Initiative website.
Every Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
UniversityCare Family Health Centers
Two UniversityCare family health centers in West Baltimore are offering free breast cancer screening as part of the Baltimore City Cancer Program, an early-detection effort for uninsured, low-income city residents. UniversityCare officials urge eligible women to take advantage of the free clinical breast exams and mammograms.
The free screenings are available every Monday through Friday at two UniversityCare family health centers in West Baltimore:
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center also offers free mammograms, breast exams and pap tests to women who reside in Baltimore City, who are 40 years of age and older and have no health insurance.
To enroll in the Baltimore City Cancer Program, city residents can call 410-328-4673 (HOPE).
Do you have Cardiovascular Disease and High Cholesterol?
The University of Maryland Division of Cardiology is conducting a new research study, "AIM-HIGH." AIM-HIGH is a clinical trial that will test two different medications to treat high cholesterol. Volunteers will be compensated for their time.
For more information call 410-706-1693
Herbal Drug Study
The National Institutes of Health is sponsoring a trial of a natural treatment for enlarged prostates, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. The trial, called CAMUS, will test Saw Palmetto in men who have BPH. Office visits and study medications will be provided to patients at no cost. There is no financial incentive provided for participating in this study. If you are interested, contact The University of Maryland Prostate Center at 410-328-7742.
University of Maryland Medical Center's Patient Resource Center
22 S. Greene St.
The University of Maryland Medical Center's Patient Resource Center is offering a variety of classes and lectures including:
For more information or to register for any of the classes (except for Storks Nest), please contact the Patient Resource Center at 410-328-WELL (9355). All sessions are free unless noted.
4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
2200 Kernan Drive
Kernan classes are held in the cottage, the classroom behind the mansion, connected to the greenhouse. Be sure to arrive 10 minutes before class to register, wear loose comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga matt or big beach towel.
For information, reservations and price information, call Bonnie Tarantino at 410-448-6595 or e-mail email@example.com.