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FALL 2014

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more Blast, the city's professional soccer team. The Blast's inaugural game in the Baltimore Arena was on Nov. 29, 1980. Diehard fans remember that its new heroes defeated its Philadelphia oppo- nent 10-7. Since then the team has captured seven championships, and it currently attracts some 6,000 fans per game. The arena also became a major spur in a 1960s city resurgence after the harborside and some other city areas had frayed around the edges following World War II. The basketball Colts had helped enliven the scene starting in 1953, but they defected to Indianapolis in 1984. The blow was greatly softened by the fact that the Inner Harbor was in full-blown redevel- opment by then. Today it's home to the widely known National Aquarium, plus the Maryland Science Center and, at last count, seven other muse- ums, some in striking, innovative headquarters, including the off- beat Visionary Art Museum and Geppi's Entertainment Museum, a tribute to the comic arts. The shore that once welcomed thou- sands of immigrants and cargo- laden ships now hosts thousands of tourists at both its World Trade Center and Convention Center. Not far away, baseball multi- tudes can cheer on the venerable Orioles and tour a sports museum at Camden Yards, then visit the home of the immortal Babe Ruth. However, the revived harbor area has created some friendly jealousy in town. "Visitors are often so overwhelmed by the Inner Harbor that they overlook other thriving city neighbor- hoods," says Katie Caljean at the Maryland Historical Society, one of the anchors of the Mount Vernon Cultural District, a haven of spectacular 19th-century FALL 2014 | 75 We have Practice Opportunities for Physicians in the Maryland, DC and are Northern Virginia areas for: When you become a physician with MedStar Medical Group, you're part of a large, nationally recognized healthcare organization. As a primary care physician or specialist, you'll have many opportunities to grow, collaborate, be rewarded fi nancially and achieve your goals – and you'll have the autonomy to improve your practice every day. MedStar Health's patient-fi rst philosophy emphasizes service, quality and safety, combining compassionate care and clinical excellence. More than half a million patients entrust their care to MedStar Health each year. To learn more, please visit and click on Physician Careers or contact Ellen Gilliland at or call (443) 725-8709 . YOU Make the MedStar Difference Academic Internal Medicine · Critical Care · Dermatologist · Endocrinologist · ER Medicine Family Medicine · Gastroenterologist w/IBD exp · General Surgery · Hospitalists IM/Geriatrics · MedPeds · Nephrologist · Neurologist · OB/GYN · Ophthalmologist PA Hospitalists · Primary Care · Psychiatrists · Rheumatologist · Urgent Care TO M O R ROW ' S M E D I C I N E here today at UMMS. Discover the clinical variety and world-class resources that make University of Maryland Medical System the place for physicians who want a more dynamic career. Created in 1984, UMMS is one of the largest private, nonprof t health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region. Here, physicians can choose from an incredible range of career specialties. Collectively, our facilities provide care to over one million patients per year, of ering services that span all levels of care, from acute inpatient and specialty care services to outpatient care centers. We serve as a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, physical rehabilitation, and women's and children's health. Plus, we host scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. Together, we're building an extraordinary model of integrated care delivery. And because of our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine, we are among the leaders in medical discovery and education. For physicians looking to advance their career, there is just no place like it. To learn more, visit our physician job listings at Continued

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