The complete list of internship sites, as well as details on the positions available at each, is available in the Department of Interprofessional Health Studies main office, located in Linthicum Hall, room 121. Please come to the office and request to see the HCMN Site Summary Binder to view the most current files.
Below highlights a partial list of internship sites has been developed for Towson University HCMN Majors enrolled in HCMN 495:
Amerigroup is a managed care organization (MCO) that serves approxiametely 275,000 members in the state of Maryland. Amerigroup contracts with the state of Maryland and is responsible for servicing the health care and quality needs of our members. Amerigroup, Maryland is a part of Wellpoint, Inc., which is the 2nd largest insurance compant in the U.S.
With all that Edenwald offers inside our community and all that’s waiting outside, throughout Towson and beyond, it’s easy to see why residents find life at Edenwald fulfilling. The Edenwald community provides a wide range of services with a commitment to meet the residents’ needs. In fact, many of the necessities of daily life, from dining to banking to a general store, are available without ever leaving Edenwald’s building.
Edenwald residents are attracted to the thriving Towson neighborhood. They enjoy going out on their own to experience the multitude of cultural, recreational, educational and civic activities that are available nearby and in the surrounding area—Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and beyond. As a Lifecare community (also referred to as a continuing care retirement community), Edenwald residents know their future health care needs, if necessary, will be met with assisted living or comprehensive nursing care.
The company’s core business is developing and managing retirement communities. For middle-income people, the Erickson lifestyle offers unparalleled opportunities and is the best financial and health decision people can make. The Erickson network currently comprises of 22 campuses. Our campuses in Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia are home to more than 21,000 people and employ more than 12,000. The company is currently developing new communities in the Denver area, Kansas City area, and in Ashburn, Virginia. It is also pursuing land acquisition opportunities across the U.S. The company’s annual overall growth in 2006 was 14.6%. A total of 2,431 people across the country moved to Erickson campuses last year, and the company added a total of 1,100 new employees nationwide in 2006.
The mission of GBMC HealthCare, Inc. is to provide medical care of the highest quality to each patient with a vision to be the leading community medical center in Maryland, committed to medical, professional and community education, and dedicated to the values of leadership, innovation, teamwork, compassion and excellence. GBMC has grown to become one of the most respected medical institutions in the state of Maryland.
GBMC includes a 305-bed, sophisticated community hospital in Towson, plus a clinic in Baltimore City and clinics and hospital-owned physician practices at the Towson campus. GBMC is unique in many ways, particularly its specialization in state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and technologies, usually found exclusively in the realm of academic institutions. As the busiest surgical center in Maryland, GBMC is also one of the top surgical hospitals in the U.S.
Good Samaritan, a 346-bed adult care community teaching hospital, provides comprehensive services which include intensive and cardiac care units, an expanding number of innovative medical and surgical capabilities, and primary care physicians and specialists who are rated tops in their fields.
MedStar Harbor Hospital offers services from short-term observation to long-term intensive care with the most sophisticated monitoring equipment. Through its affiliation with MedStar Health, it offers such highly specialized care as open-heart surgery or extensive rehabilitation at nearby medical centers best equipped for those services.
MedStar Harbor Hospital takes pride in treating every patient as an individual. The continuum of caring includes wellness programs, inpatient and outpatient services, inpatient treatment and home care programs.
LifeBridge Health consists of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital Center, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home and their subsidiaries and affiliated units, including LifeBridge Health & Fitness and the LifeBridge Medical Care Centers in Eldersburg, Mays Chapel and Reisterstown. Both Sinai and Northwest remain acute-care general hospitals with complementary clinical centers of excellence. As one of the largest, most comprehensive and most highly respected providers of health-related services to the people of the Northwest Baltimore region, LifeBridge Health advocates preventive services, wellness and fitness services and programs to educate and support the communities it serves.
Mercy Health Services (MHS) is a University affiliated integrated health system sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. MHS includes a 250-bed, 21 neonatal bassinet, 29 subacute bed medical center (Mercy Medical Center) offering a full continuum of outpatient and ambulatory services, a 448-bed nursing home (Stella Maris), a continuing care retirement community (Mercy Ridge), a primary and specialty physician organization, a community health network, business health services, home care, sub acute care and hospice.
Representative intern duties and projects include: broad exposure to healthcare, rotation through various departments and services with hands-on experience where appropriate, management exposure at various levels, attendance at meetings with preceptors and shadowing preceptors.
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IPIW physicians are renowned throughout the state of Maryland for offering the most advanced, minimally invasive treatments for spine pain. IPI is led by Dr. Maneesh Sharma, the Director of Pain Management for Good Samaritan Hospital as well as a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Medical University. Dr. Sharma has carefully selected his team to ensure the highest level of treatment for patients. The IPIW staff work together to consistently provide individuals with a chance to regain their life, free of pain.
Sheppard Pratt, a not-for-profit behavioral health system, is dedicated to the improvement of mental health in the community by serving the needs of individuals, families and organizations. Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of settings to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Headquartered in Towson, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore, Sheppard Pratt has 1500 employees and programs in eleven counties of Maryland and in Baltimore City. In 1998 Sheppard Pratt Health System provided approximately 260,000 units of service, which include patient days of hospitalization, partial hospitalization, or in a residential treatment program, respite, or a special education school operated by Sheppard Pratt.
The name Johns Hopkins has become synonymous with excellence in research and patient care. Its science and medical programs earn more federal research dollars than any other medical institution in the country. Since its opening in 1973, our Cancer Center has led the world in deciphering the mechanisms of cancer and new ways to treat it. The strength of our research and treatment programs was recognized early on by the National Cancer Institute, becoming one of the first to earn comprehensive cancer center status and recognition as a “Center of Excellence.” One of only 40 cancer centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center has active programs in clinical research, laboratory research, education, community outreach, and prevention and control. The Kimmel Cancer Center is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state of Maryland
Union Memorial Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute care teaching hospital with a strong emphasis on cardiac care, orthopedics and sports medicine. As one of the region's top specialty hospitals, Union Memorial has been caring for members of the community for more than 150 years.It is renowned for the Curtis National Hand Center, Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Heart Institute, and Union Memorial Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In addition, Union Memorial offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services including diabetes and endocrine center, eye surgery center, general surgery, oncology, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery.
Union Memorial's excellence in cardiovascular and orthopedic care has earned national recognition from Thomson Reuters (Top Hospitals®: Cardiovascular Benchmarks for Success) and U.S. News & Report (America's Best Hospitals). Union Memorial is a member of MedStar Health, a non-profit, regional health care system with a community-based network of hospitals and other healthcare services in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. region. Union Memorial is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Primary Stroke Center and the Hand Trauma Center for the state of Maryland.