UMass Medical School's participation in the 2014 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employee Charitable Campaign was very successful, thanks to the many employees who contributed, some for the first time. While pledges are still being tallied, the amount raised exceeds last year’s total and more individual contributed this year than last.
The new online Historical Timeline of UMass Medical School was unveiled by the Lamar Soutter Library’s Office of Medical History and Archives this fall.
Commonwealth Medicine Executive Vice Chancellor Joyce A. Murphy, MPA, is again being honored for her achievements in business and management. The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce has announced that she will receive the 2015 Excellence in Health Care, Arts and Education Pinnacle Award on Jan. 29.
UMass Medical School is leading an initiative to restore critically needed basic health care in Liberia by re-opening hospitals overwhelmed by Ebola outbreaks, thanks to funding from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
The UMass Medicine 2014 Winter Ball raised $175,000 for the Craniofacial Clinic.
Carol Bova, PhD, and Stephen Earls, MD, were honored by the Worcester District Medical Society at its annual Fall District Meeting.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins, his wife, Maryellen, and a dozen UMass Medical School employees volunteered at the Veterans Inc. shelter in Worcester for the Annual Holiday Harvest, distributing Thanksgiving dinners to more than 400 veterans and their families.
UMass Medical School’s Work Without Limits program helped Wegmans supermarkets find and hire individuals with disabilities for its first Massachusetts store in Northborough, and the successful model has been replicated at other stores, according to a story in the Nov. 23 Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
A patient-centered medical home project in the state of Rhode Island has blossomed under UMass Medical School’s management, growing from a pilot project of only 13 practice sites to a program that give more than 320,000 Rhode Island residents access to this innovative care model.