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Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

As they prepare to enter their clinical training years, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 took an oath to always put patients first and treat the whole person at the Class Oath Ceremony held at UMass Medical School on May 3. 

Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Educators, community leaders, students and alums who have benefited from participating in the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative educational partnership came together on April 28 to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Educational Recognition Awards highlight excellence among UMMS faculty

Educational Recognition Awards highlight excellence among UMMS faculty

Twenty-nine people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 18th annual Educational Recognition Awards ceremony, where Julie A. Jonassen, PhD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Case of the Missing Dromedary.”

Hale and Cragin honored for focus on veterans health

Hale and Cragin honored for focus on veterans health

Janet Hale, PhD, and Linda Cragin, MS, received the Outstanding Poster Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties for emphasizing why health care providers should ask patients if they or someone close to them has served in the military.

Worcester Pipeline Collaborative celebrating 20 years

Worcester Pipeline Collaborative celebrating 20 years

School of Medicine student Marian Younge credits the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative for helping her pursue a career in medicine. 

Hugh Silk earns public service award for integrating oral health into primary care

Hugh Silk earns public service award for integrating oral health into primary care

Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry’s 2016 Public Service Award.

Shlomit Schaal appointed chair of ophthalmology

Shlomit Schaal appointed chair of ophthalmology

Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Arthur M. Pappas, MD, founding chair of orthopedics, dies at 84

Arthur M. Pappas, MD, founding chair of orthopedics, dies at 84

Arthur M. Pappas, MD, a cherished pillar of UMass Medical School and a pioneering orthopedic surgeon and educator, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, at the age of 84, Chancellor Michael F. Collins has announced. 

Home sweet home for UMass Medical School’s Waldo Zamor on Match Day

Home sweet home for UMass Medical School’s Waldo Zamor on Match Day

On Match Day, 116 students from the School of Medicine Class of 2016 discovered where they will spend their residencies, with 81 students representing 68 percent of the class entering primary care.

GSN master’s program ranks in top 20 percent in U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Nursing Schools

GSN master’s program ranks in top 20 percent in U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Nursing Schools

The Graduate School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing degree program has been ranked in the top 20 percent of 259 programs nationwide by the U.S. News & World Report 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”

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