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When We Were Home: Stories by young refugees living in Worcester

When We Were Home: Stories by young refugees living in Worcester

When We Were Home: A collection of memories from Burmese refugee youth is a collection of memories, reflections and folk tales coordinated by three School of Medicine students who are volunteers with the Worcester Refugee Assistance Project. 

UMMS Graduate School of Nursing adopts opioid conscious curriculum

UMMS Graduate School of Nursing adopts opioid conscious curriculum

UMass Medical School is expanding its new opioid conscious curriculum to the Graduate School of Nursing, making it the first in Massachusetts to ensure both its medical and nursing professionals are sound prescribers trained to mitigate the dangers associated with opioid therapy.

UMMS student elected to represent all U.S. medical students at the AMA

UMMS student elected to represent all U.S. medical students at the AMA

Christopher Libby, a third-year student in the School of Medicine, has been elected to chair the governing council of the American Medical Association Medical Student Section. He is the first UMMS student elected to this post, which is one of the highest student leadership positions within the AMA. 

Matthews and Fuhrmann working to reform biomedical research training, career paths

Matthews and Fuhrmann working to reform biomedical research training, career paths

Two UMMS faculty are among 30 academic, industry and government experts convened by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to determine the actions necessary to solve problems confronting the U.S. biomedical research enterprise.

UMMS postdocs launch ‘Communicating Neuroscience’ course

UMMS postdocs launch ‘Communicating Neuroscience’ course

Megan Corty, PhD, and Jaeda Coutinho-Budd, PhD, postdocs in the lab of Marc Freeman, PhD, offered a course this fall focused on helping neurobiology graduate students improve their presentation skills, elevator pitches and overall confidence in talking about their research.

Appelbaum to receive Manfred S. Guttmacher Award for first correctional psychiatry textbook

Appelbaum to receive Manfred S. Guttmacher Award for first correctional psychiatry textbook

The American Psychiatric Association will present the prestigious Manfred S. Guttmacher Award to Kenneth L. Appelbaum, MD, and his co-editors for their work on the Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry, the first comprehensive correctional psychiatric textbook.

Students pursue Martin Luther King’s legacy of service with MLK Semester of Service Awards

Students pursue Martin Luther King’s legacy of service with MLK Semester of Service Awards

Thirteen students from the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Nursing have been selected to receive MLK Semester of Service Student Awards for four community service projects.

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