The three major facilities in which our fellows rotate are the Baltimore VA Medical Center, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and the Loch Raven Community Living Center (CLC).
The Baltimore VA Medical Center and UMMC are located on the University of Maryland downtown campus, and the Loch Raven CLC is about 5 miles away. The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the primary site for the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, and for our fellowship program.
The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the major medical and surgical facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS), and offers the full range of medical, surgical and psychiatric specialty services. Major components of the clinical, research and educational programs of the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine are located at the VA.
The University of Maryland Medical Center is a major tertiary facility with approximately 900 beds. The Medical Center cares for more than 30,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients each year. It serves as a major regional referral center for the most serious and complicated health problems in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is a regional Level 1 Trauma Center that serves the Greater Baltimore area, more remote regions of Maryland and neighboring areas of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware and West Virginia. The Shock Trauma Center is a multidisciplinary clinical, educational, and research institution dedicated to world-class standards in the management of critical injury and illness.
The CLC is a 100-bed long-term care facility under the VAMHCS. There are separate units for traditional nursing home care, sub-acute care, rehabilitation and hospice.
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