University of Maryland School of Medicine Launches $500 Million Fundraising Campaign at Annual Gala

Largest Campaign in School’s History to Support Groundbreaking Biomedical Research and Education

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 6:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Baltimore Convention Center, 1 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21201

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is celebrating its annual gala, this year held in conjunction with the Medical Alumni Association’s 138th Reunion weekend on May 11, 2013. More than a night of celebration, the School of Medicine’s gala provides critical funding for basic science and translational research and clinical initiatives to the Baltimore community and the nation. This year, the School of Medicine gala marks the launch of a new, $500 million capital campaign, “Transforming Medicine Beyond Imagination.” The medical school’s distinguished faculty members are instrumental in transforming medical challenges into opportunities and bringing new cures and treatments to patients and their families.

This year’s celebration will feature a special presentation on the latest research discoveries and the life-saving clinical care provided by esteemed faculty scientists and physicians. The event will also include music by Mood Swings, a band led by alumnus, Jack Vaeth, Class of 1992.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is America's oldest public medical school. Through groundbreaking biomedical research, innovative medical education, and advanced clinical care, the School of Medicine has been transforming the lives of its students and patients for more than two centuries. The School is not only concerned with the health of the citizens of Maryland and the nation, but also has a global vision, having established research and treatment facilities in 23 countries around the globe.

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