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UMass Medical School celebrates largest match ever with 127 residencies for the Class of 2017

UMass Medical School celebrates largest match ever with 127 residencies for the Class of 2017

UMass Medical School celebrated its largest match on Friday, March 17, when the School of Medicine Class of 2017 opened their envelopes in unison at noon sharp.

BBJ, WBJ, WGBH: UMass Medical School best in New England for primary care

BBJ, WBJ, WGBH: UMass Medical School best in New England for primary care

UMass Medical School ranked higher for primary care education than eight other New England medical schools, including Harvard University and Brown University, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2018 edition, as reported in the Boston Business Journal, Worcester Business Journal and WGBH Radio News.

UMass Medical School ranked tops in New England for primary care

UMass Medical School ranked tops in New England for primary care

The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School the best for primary care education in all of New England. UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, coming in 14th among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2018 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”

Match Day celebration at UMass Medical School on Friday, March 17

Match Day celebration at UMass Medical School on Friday, March 17

On Match Day, the School of Medicine class of 2017 will learn where they will go for postgraduate residency training. The event takes place at UMass Medical School on Friday, March 17, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Faculty Conference Room.

Leadership development conference prepares women faculty leaders for executive roles

Leadership development conference prepares women faculty leaders for executive roles

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, the Joy McCann Professor for Women in Medicine, developed the EMPOWER summit as the capstone project of her professorship. The summit is co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs. 

Whitney and Yuan named Paul Ambrose Scholars by Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

Whitney and Yuan named Paul Ambrose Scholars by Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

UMass Medical School nursing student Kari Whitney, RN, and medical student Yan Emily Yuan have been named 2017 Paul Ambrose Scholars, an honor that provides support for a local preventive care and public health project.

Foreign students in limbo on Match Day a ‘shame,’ Collins tells Globe

Foreign students in limbo on Match Day a ‘shame,’ Collins tells Globe

Teaching hospitals may reject high-achieving foreign medical students for residencies this spring, afraid that President Trump’s immigration ban will prevent them from getting into the United States, and Chancellor Collins told the Boston Globe that would be unfortunate.

Dean Flotte delivers 221st Annual Oration to Worcester District Medical Society

Dean Flotte delivers 221st Annual Oration to Worcester District Medical Society

Terence R. Flotte, MD, delivered the Worcester District Medical Society’s 221st Annual Oration, “A Glass (more than) Half Full: Top Ten Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Next 220 Years of Medicine in Worcester,” on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Beechwood Hotel.

UMMS Psychiatry Department puts students to the test at Central Mass Regional Brain Bee

UMMS Psychiatry Department puts students to the test at Central Mass Regional Brain Bee

Vishwanath Rao, a student from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, won the 11th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee at UMass Medical School and will head to the national finals next month.

Psychiatry resident Amber Thompson receives American College of Psychiatrists PRITE fellowship

Psychiatry resident Amber Thompson receives American College of Psychiatrists PRITE fellowship

Amber Thompson, MD, a second-year general psychiatry resident at UMMS, has been selected by the American College of Psychiatrists as one of four fellows to serve on its Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination Editorial Board. 

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