Stories illustrating the dynamic impact that philanthropy has on the work being conducted by UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care to enhance the health and well-being of our local and global communities.


Investiture 2014


Girl on a mission 

With an innate desire to help others, local 8-year-old directs her birthday gifts to patients at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center. Read more

FY16 Annual Report of Donors  

2016 Annual Report of Donors

Stories of support and lists of donors that reflect giving from July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016. See the online report.

Winter Ball 2016  

Eighth annual Winter Ball raises record amount

The Winter Ball hit a major milestone on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Bolstered by a record amount in sponsorship dollars, the black-tie event raised more than $1 million. Read more.

Pathways of Promise  

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

Support will shape future of research, teaching and learning, community and global health. Visit campaign website.

UMass Memorial Medical Center renovation rendering  

UMass Memorial Medical Center renovation project

UMass Memorial Health Care has launched a significant upgrade initiative on the Memorial and University campuses of its academic medical center in Worcester.  Read more.

David Nicholson at HHS annual meeting 2016  

2016 HHS annual meeting focuses on the science of addiction

At the 31st Annual Meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society on May 24, members paid tribute to the group’s distinguished research history and focused on scientific solutions to the thorny contemporary problem of addiction and substance misuse. Read more.

Grateful patient endows rheumatology chair  

Gift from grateful patient funds new endowed chair in rheumatology

Timothy and Elaine Peterson promote awareness, research of inflammatory arthritis; Jonathan Kay, MD, appointed inaugural recipient. Read more.


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