The end-of-life care process in Massachusetts is improving through the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program, according to an editorial in the Sept. 28 Boston Globe. The program is a partnership between UMMS and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
UMass Medical School will mark Disabilities and Employment Awareness Month with the photographic exhibit Our Stories: Celebrating Four Decades of Living in the Community, on display at the Lamar Soutter Library from Oct. 1 through Nov. 3.
Faculty, staff and students from UMass Medical School provided flu shots, blood pressure screenings, CPR demonstrations and preventative health tips at State House Health Day on Thursday, Sept. 18, in the Great Hall.
UMass Medical School students, faculty and staff are invited to share their musical talents by volunteering to perform at UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Office of Clinical Affairs Associate Medical Director Umbereen S. Nehal, MD, MPH, has been invited to the White House twice in four weeks to attend health policy briefings.
In a speech to the Worcester Area Chamber of Commerce on June 18, University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Chairman Henry M. Thomas III highlighted the importance of UMass Medical School to the success of the regional economy.
The UMass Medical School Department of Psychiatry has announced that Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center, or SPARC, is the new name for what was previously called the Center for Mental Health Services Research.
The Lamar Soutter Library has expanded the range of research tools it offers to the UMass Medical School community with subscriptions to Scopus and SciVal, both products of leading science publisher Elsevier. Scopus incorporate disciplines that cross over into the social sciences, while SciVal offers tools for evaluating research impact on an individual and institutional level.
Brian L. Girard joined UMass Medical School as purchasing director on Monday, June 9.
Science Café Woo will be among the exhibitors and demonstrators at the TouchTomorrow festival being held at WPI in Worcester on Saturday, June 14.