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White Coat Ceremony formalizes medical calling for School of Medicine Class of 2020

White Coat Ceremony formalizes medical calling for School of Medicine Class of 2020

One hundred-fifty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 were cloaked with freshly pressed white coats for the first time on Friday, Sept. 16 at the annual White Coat Ceremony, as family, friends and faculty cheered.

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

GSBS recognizes 37 newly qualified PhD candidates

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 37 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree.

Convocation 2016 recognizes Chancellor’s Medal recipients; faculty invested as named chairs

Convocation 2016 recognizes Chancellor’s Medal recipients; faculty invested as named chairs

In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins bestowed Chancellor’s Awards to David Hatem, MD; Steven Reppert, MD; David Drachman, MD; and Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD. He invested Jonathan Kay, MD; Joel Richter, PhD; and Katherine Fitzgerald, PhD, as named chairs.

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

UMass Medical School’s Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded in 1962, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony welcomes 25 new nurses into the profession

The Graduate School of Nursing’s annual Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony kicked off Convocation Week at UMass Medical School on Sept. 13 when 25 doctoral students received pins symbolizing their entry into the nursing profession.

Annual Convocation events start Tuesday, Sept. 13

Annual Convocation events start Tuesday, Sept. 13

UMass Medical School will mark the beginning of the new academic year with a full slate of events celebrating student and faculty accomplishments next week, including the formal Convocation and Investiture ceremonies on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 4 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium.

Telegram: UMass Medical School Anatomical Gift Program sees increase in donations

Telegram: UMass Medical School Anatomical Gift Program sees increase in donations

UMass Medical School’s Anatomical Gift Program has received an increase in donations, according to an Aug. 26 article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. The rate of donations has risen about 45 percent overall since 2010, with 112 donations this year.

Safe-opioid prescribing working group details success in AAMC journal Academic Medicine

Safe-opioid prescribing working group details success in AAMC journal Academic Medicine

Terence R. Flotte, MD, and colleagues from the Medical Education Working Group published a paper in the AAMC journal American Medicine about the collaboration to develop cross-institutional core competences for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

UMMS mourns passing of Paul Marshall

UMMS mourns passing of Paul Marshall

UMMS mourns the death of Paul Marshall, MD, professor emeritus of pediatrics and neurology, who died in a swimming accident in July. Dr. Marshall was 71. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10.

UMMS welcomes 150 students in the School of Medicine Class of 2020

UMMS welcomes 150 students in the School of Medicine Class of 2020

The School of Medicine Class of 2020 began their medical school journey at UMass Medical School on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

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