2015 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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Meet the author of ‘The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics’

Meet the author of ‘The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics’

Physician and author Barron Lerner, MD, PhD, will be at UMass Medical School for a talk and book signing of his fifth and most recent book, The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics on May 6.

Sibling Support Program featured at Cambridge Health Alliance Art of Healing event

Sibling Support Program featured at Cambridge Health Alliance Art of Healing event

The Sibling Support Program, developed at UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, was recognized by Cambridge Health Alliance during its annual fundraiser.

‘The Silk Road’ showcases internationally inspired fiber art and brush painting

‘The Silk Road’ showcases internationally inspired fiber art and brush painting

Educator, multicultural advocate and multimedia artist Bayda Asbridge is the Lamar Soutter Library’s next Artist in Residence. Her exhibit of fiber and brush painted works entitled “The Silk Road” will be on display in the library from Friday, May 1, through Tuesday, June 30.

‘Caring for LGBT Patients’ presentation May 4

QMass and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion are hosting an LGBT health awareness event, “Caring for LGBT Patients,” that will take place Monday, May 4, from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. in the Jacob Hiatt Auditorium.

Best Buddies Friendship Walk supports UMMS chapter May 17

Best Buddies Friendship Walk supports UMMS chapter May 17

The Best Buddies chapter at UMass Medical School—launched last year to promote friendships among UMMS students and community members with intellectual and developmental disabilities—is hosting its first Best Buddies Friendship Walk on Sunday, May 17, on the university campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Nurses invited to learn about doctoral programs on May 4

Advanced practice nurses and nursing administrators interested in learning more about doctoral degree program are invited to attend an information session being hosted by UMass Medical School’s Graduate School of Nursing on Monday, May 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

High school and college students from across the state participated in the 2015 MassAHEC HOSA State Leadership Conference April 11 at UMass Medical School to learn about careers in health care.

Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

Volunteer opportunities abound at annual fair

On Monday, April 27, the Office of Community and Government Relations is providing opportunities for new and returning volunteers to connect with local agencies that need help. The sixth annual Volunteer Fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the main campus in the Medical School lobbies. 

Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra concert is May 8

Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra concert is May 8

The Seven Hills Symphony Orchestra will present its third and final concert of its 10thanniversary season on Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building on the campus of UMass Medical School. 

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Six medical students at UMass Medical School have been named the winners of the 11th annual Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing.

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