2018 SOTU Address

“When people talk to me about what UMB means to them, they don’t talk to me about our research enterprise — the grants and contracts we win — or the number of professionals we graduate. Instead, they talk to me about their sister, their mother, their friend [whom we helped]. They rarely talk to me about the diploma they saw on their provider’s wall, but they do talk to me about how that provider made them feel — important, reassured, worth listening to, worth caring about.”

 — Jay A. Perman, MD


Read Dr. Perman’s full State of the University Address.



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Perman: UMB’s Impact Felt Near, Far

One must look at how programs impact people to fully appreciate how the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) serves the city, nation, and world. This was at the heart of the fifth annual State of the University Address — “UMB as a Public Good” — delivered May 9 by University President Jay A. Perman, MD.

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