Graduating pharmacists (left to right) Claudia Dubois, Amjad Zauher, Daniela Regalado,John Taktajian, and Shlok Prasad, with guest behind, at the UM School of Pharmacy Graduation Celebration Banquet, May 15, 2013 at Martin’s Valley Mansion, Hunt Valley, MD.
Walking Paths Open!
More than 300 walkers joined University President Jay A. Perman, MD, and University of Maryland Medical Center CEO Jeffrey A. Rivest, FACHE, to kick off the new campus walking paths, a joint health and wellness initiative. To learn more about the paths, which go from three-quarters of a mile to 1.5 miles, click here
UMB President Jay A. Perman, MD, and President Menahem Ben-Sasson of The Hebrew University in Jerusalem signed an agreement on April 23 to share educational and research opportunities. Agreements with two other Israeli universities will be made during a weeklong Maryland trade mission with Governor Martin O’Malley. For more information, click here
University Open House
Hundreds of prospective students and their families learned about the University’s academic programs, campus life, and career opportunities at the UMB Open House on Saturday, April 13. The day included information sessions (like this one at the School of Pharmacy), panel discussions, and tours. Thanks to all who made it possible.
Advances In IPE
Led by President Jay A. Perman, MD, pictured at left, 400 faculty and students explored the practicalities of cooperative practice at the University’s first Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day. In addition, UMB has established a Center for Interprofessional Education to help students work and learn together across disciplines. To read more, and see a video on IPE Day, click here
The 2013 Interprofessional Patient Management Competition challenged teams of students, one member from each of the University’s schools. Here the winning team poses with faculty advisor James Trovato (back, middle), PharmD, MBA, FASHP, from the School of Pharmacy. For more on how they devised a treatment strategy for a hypothetical patient with complex medical as well as legal issues, click here