BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy will deliver remarks for the Class of 2022 as the University of Maryland School of Medicine hosts the first in-person graduation for students and families since 2019 on Thursday.
Dr. Murthy’s speech to the 213th graduating class of medical school will discuss the “two-year impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health,” specifically some of the challenges students face. face during training and the lasting impact on their careers.
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The ceremony is set for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore.
Besides being the school’s first in-person graduation for students and families since 2019, it will also be the last for the University of Maryland School of Medicine President E. Albert Reece, who will resigned after 16 years.
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Reece is transitioning back to a faculty role, where he will lead the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Center for Advanced Research, Training & Innovation and co-director of the UMSOM Center for Birth Deformity Research.
Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will deliver a keynote address Thursday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
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The President is expected to speak ahead of the Naval Academy’s 2022 Class at the graduation and commissioning ceremony later this month.
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