The Bulletin - Winter 2001
Maryland’s Institute for Genome Sciences

Leading the Pack
Maryland’s Institute for Genome Sciences
Maryland knew what it was getting by recruiting Claire M. Fraser-Liggett, PhD, to run its institute for genome sciences. The most highly cited scientist in the field of microbiology brought along most of her team and all of their challenges.

The Department of Pediatrics   Giants in the Nursery
The Department of Pediatrics
Now consisting of 19 divisions with 122 faculty members, pediatrics enjoys a top-20 ranking among medical schools based on NIH funding. The joint Commission on Accredi-tation of Hospitals continues offering its high praise, affirming chairman Steven Czinn’s belief that pediatric care at Maryland is one of the state’s jewels.

134th Medical Alumni Reunion

The 134th Medical Alumni Association Reunion
This year’s reunion highlighted classes ending in “4” and “9” with a spotlight on the 50-year anniversary celebration of the class of 1959. In addition to class parties, the three-day event featured the historical clinicopathological conference, a crab feast, and a brunch with the dean.

Alumnus Profile: Maurice N. Reid, ’99   Alumnus Profile: Maurice N. Reid, ’99
Going It Alone
Six years after graduation, Maurice N. Reid, ’99, was on the verge of having it all. He was clinical director for the emergency department at Bon Secours in Baltimore, and had a wonderful wife and family. But against the advice of some family and friends, he abruptly left his job to open his own business—an urgent care center. Since that time, he has added three more.

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