Building for the Future
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The University of Maryland Medical Center's new expansion project will significantly enhance its
world-class Shock Trauma Center and increase its capacity to care for patients who need the
highest level of trauma, emergency and surgical critical care.
The nine-floor building will be connected to the existing R
Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Weinberg
Building, with the main entrance on Lombard Street.
The building is expected to be completed in 2013, although renovation of adjacent floors in the
existing Shock Trauma Center could continue into early 2014.
- 140,000 square feet of new construction -- 35,000 square feet of renovated space
- Nine stories, including basement and ground level
- Expanded Adult Emergency Department
- Expanded Pediatric Emergency Department
- 10 state-of-the-art operating rooms
- 14 additional PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit) beds
- 64 private ICU (Intensive Care Unit) rooms on third, fourth, fifth and sixth floors
- Helipad on roof
- National Trauma and Emergency Medicine Training Center
- 300 construction jobs created
- 250 additional UMMC employees by 2013
Energy Conservation Measures
- Low-flow plumbing fixtures
- High-efficiency light fixtures
- Occupancy-sensor lighting controls
- Maximum use of heat recovery techniques to reduce energy consumption
- Capturing rainwater for use in hospital cooling towers
Major Funding Sources
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- $50 million from the State of Maryland over five years
- $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for equipment in the operating rooms with
more federal funding anticipated
- Major fundraising campaign to raise $35 million led by Senator Francis X. Kelly for which
Cal Ripken, Jr., is the honorary chairman
May 7, 2010.
If you would like to make an appointment or talk to someone about our services, please call 1-877-866-7348 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 or 410-328-8940 (physicians).