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‘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.

Cellucci Fund 2015 Boston Marathon team raises money, awareness for ALS research

Cellucci Fund 2015 Boston Marathon team raises money, awareness for ALS research

The 2015 UMass ALS Cellucci Fund Boston Marathon team successfully completed the historic 26.2-mile course and raised nearly $45,000 for ALS research at UMass Medical School.

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. 

UMass ALS Cellucci Fund team running Boston Marathon

UMass ALS Cellucci Fund team running Boston Marathon

Six runners will take on the famous 26.1-mile Boston Marathon stretch from Hopkinton to Boston on April 20 to raise money for the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund. 

UMMS studying patterns of health care use among people with intellectual disabilities

Massachusetts is one of five states using Medicaid claims data to study how people with intellectual disabilities are using health care services. A study led by UMass Medical School aims to improve the health and well-being of this population and understand their health care patterns. 

UMMS faculty recognized for Ebola relief efforts at annual American Red Cross Event

UMMS faculty recognized for Ebola relief efforts at annual American Red Cross Event

UMass Medical School faculty members were among those honored at the annual American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts Heroes Breakfast at the College of Holy Cross on April 8. 

UMMS advances a national model for faculty development across the career life cycle

UMMS advances a national model for faculty development across the career life cycle

UMass Medical School organized a recent conference in Boston, Career Flexibility for Biomedical Faculty of Today and Tomorrow, which brought together more than 100 medical school leaders from across the country and fulfilled a key goal of UMMS’s 2012 grant award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to accelerate work on faculty career flexibility initiatives.

Joyce Murphy named to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Advisory Committee on Wage Equality

Joyce Murphy named to Massachusetts Treasurer’s Advisory Committee on Wage Equality

The bipartisan, public-private committee will advise Goldberg and the Office of Economic Empowerment in developing initiatives and forming partnerships with nonprofit and for-profit businesses committed to working toward wage equality.

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