Baltimore Washington Medical Center

About the hospital

The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC) is an acute-care facility that is part of the University of Maryland Medical System. It is located in Glen Burnie, Maryland and has 314 beds and more than 3,100 team members. It also has 1,200 medical providers on staff in over 50 specialties. For more information, visit

301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061


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Awards & accolades

B.I.R.T.H. Equity Maryland designation from Maryland Patient Safety Center and Maryland Hospital Association.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as High Performing in the categories of Lung cancer surgery, Colon cancer surgery, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Diabetes, Heart attack and Heart failure.

American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® - NSTEMI Gold Achievement Award.

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 2023 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll Achievement Awards.

Cribs for Kids' National Gold-Level Safe Sleep Hospital certification.

2023 Maryland Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Collaborative Platinum Honors for the maternal hypertension initiative and Gold Honors for neonatal antibiotic stewardship.

Received the top two honors at the Maryland Patient Safety Center’s 2023 Minogue Awards for Patient Safety Innovation, including the Patient Safety Innovation Award, the Distinguished Achievement for Patient Safety Innovation Award, and a Circle of Honor recognition.

Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.

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