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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.

Medical student interest group hosts amputee awareness event

Medical student interest group hosts amputee awareness event

First-year medical students Amanda Winkler and Balaj Rai are hosting Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee, at an event on Thursday, April 23, to raise awareness.

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.

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

Thanks to student volunteers from UMass Medical School, a special group of Central Massachusetts children have been provided an opportunity to learn to love tennis through the ACEing Autism program.

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

Students, faculty and alumni from the School of Medicine are featured in a 30-minute WCVB-TV Chronicle report highlighting Match Day 2015 on the Worcester campus.

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.  

UMMS professor gets local fifth-graders excited about chemistry

UMMS professor gets local fifth-graders excited about chemistry

William R. Kobertz, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, turns learning about chemistry into fun for the fifth graders at Charlotte Dunning Elementary School in Framingham.  

U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS 12th in primary care

U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS 12th in primary care

UMass Medical School was ranked 12th in primary care education among 130 medical schools and 26 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by weekly news magazine U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools” issue.

UMMS working to improve oral health for people with intellectual disabilities

UMMS working to improve oral health for people with intellectual disabilities

UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is working to educate dental professionals and students about making dental visits easier for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Class of 2017 students vow to fulfill their oath as medical professionals

Class of 2017 students vow to fulfill their oath as medical professionals

In a ceremony on March 4, second-year medical students took an oath that will guide their practice as they move from the classroom to their clinical experience.

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