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UMMS med student among 70 HHMI fellows to embark on a year in the lab

Third year medical student Jacob Kushkuley is among 70 of the nation’s top medical and veterinary students selected to participate in the 26th class of the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program, a $2.8 million annual initiative to increase the training of future physician-scientists.

Miller, Dick inducted into National Academies of Practice

Kathleen Miller, EdD, ECNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, professor of nursing (right), and Karen Lee Dick, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor of nursing, have been inducted into the National Academies of Practice as distinguished practitioners in nursing.

Broadhurst: ‘No second thoughts about going back’ to the Boston Marathon

When James Broadhurst, MD, returned to the medical tent at the Boston Marathon next week, he brought with him 10 years of experience providing care to runners who have just crossed the finish line, as well as many more years as a physician and teacher. He also brought with him the memories of being part of a team caring for those traumatically injured in the bombings that shook the city last year.

Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing celebrate humanities in medicine

Winners of the 10th annual Gerald F. Berlin Creative Writing competition were honored at the Lamar Soutter Library on Wednesday, April 10.

WBZ TV’s Mallika Marshall puts UMMS Sidekicks in spotlight

The UMass Medical School Sidekicks program that pairs first- and second-year medical students with children facing life-threatening illnesses is a “win-win” arrangement for the children, their families and the aspiring doctors, according to a WBZ TV 4 Healthwatch report.

ACE Spring Festival marks eight years of helping immigrant African families thrive

At African Community Education’s seventh annual Spring Festival on Saturday, April 12, volunteers and supporters from community partners, including UMass Medical School, will be on hand for the festivities.

High school, college students to learn about health careers at UMMS

Three hundred high school and college students statewide representing MassAHEC HOSA will convene at UMass Medical School on Saturday, April 5 for the 2014 State Leadership Conference, where they will participate in competitions, hands-on clinics and seminars.

U.S. Rep. McGovern to speak at 41st Commencement

At the 41st Commencement Exercises on Sunday, June 1, U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern will receive a Chancellor’s Medal and deliver the Commencement address, and will also take part in recognizing honorary degree recipients Cherylann and Len Gengel, founders of the Be Like Brit Foundation and Orphanage, and H. Brownell Wheeler, MD, the founding chair of the department of surgery at UMMS.

Nursing Schools Expo returns April 7

The UMass Worcester Graduate School of Nursing is hosting their annual Nursing Schools Expo on Monday, April 7.

Happiness is Match Day 2014 at UMMS

As the clock struck noon on Match Day, Friday, March 21, Interim Associate Dean for Student Affairs Michael Kneeland, MD, MPH, gave  the go-ahead to the members of the Class of 2014 to finally find out where their professional lives will begin. Together, they ripped open the envelopes containing a single sheet of paper produced by the National Residency Matching Program. Screams, hugs and happiness ensued.
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