Graduate School of Nursing Dean Joan Vitello, PhD, has been appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker as a member of his special commission to study the incorporation of safe and effective pain treatment and prescribing practices into professional training for future health care providers.
The National Institutes of Health has named School of Medicine student Jacqueline Pires a 2016 Medical Research Scholar. Pires will spend a year in residence conducting mentored independent biomedical research at the NIH’s national headquarters in Bethesda, Md.
UMass Medical School is leading the charge to better train medical and advanced practice nursing students in the prevention and management of opioid abuse, according to an Associated Press story published June 28.
This year’s Summer Enrichment Program for college undergraduates welcomed 20 high-performing students who learned what it takes to gain entry to medical school.
In this Women In Science video, MD/PhD student Miriam Madsen talks about her PhD project to develop technologies that improve quality of life and bolster independence for people with temporary or chronic physical and neurodevelopmental disabilities.
The UMass Medical School chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society inducted 20 medical students as members on Thursday, June 2. The students were nominated by their classmates and mentors as exemplars of compassionate patient-centered care. Six residents and four faculty members were also inducted.
UMass Medical School awarded 227 degrees at its 43rd Commencement on Sunday, June 5, and recognized the newly minted doctors and advanced practice nurses as first in the state trained in opioid safe prescribing and pain management in the wake of the national opioid epidemic.
The rain held off for the most part, but even a few sprinkles couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the graduates, distinguished guests, faculty, friends and family at the UMass Medical School 43rd Commencement in Worcester on Sunday, June 5.
For the faculty, Commencement is the culmination of many years of teaching, mentoring and guiding their students. Below are highlights from UMass Medical School’s 43rd Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 5.
Family and friends came from near and far to support their loved ones on this life-changing day. Below are highlights from UMass Medical School’s 43rd Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 5.