UMass Med Magazine

UMass Med, the magazine of UMass Medical School

The mission of UMass Med, the Medical School’s magazine, is to inform, engage and educate readers and, in doing so, connect our audience to UMass Medical School and one another. A colorful, dynamic and modern design reflects the exciting work of the many members of the UMMS community. Click the image to the left to view the current issue. PDFs of past issues of UMass Medical School magazines are available here.



Focus, news of UMass Medical School 



An internal newsletter published monthly that covered institutional news and events, faculty, staff and student achievements and new initiatives. Beginning with Volume 12, Issue 1 (August 2009), Focus became a Web-based newsletter and was no longer printed. Volume 13, Issue 1 (August 2010) was the last monthly edition of Focus. To read archived issues, go to:


Press Releases

For press releases and news and feature stories produced by the Office of Communications, click here.

Top Stories

Pediatrics Corner: Why doctors recommend HPV vaccine for pre-teens

Pediatrics Corner: Why doctors recommend HPV vaccine for pre-teens

A new version of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against twice as many cancers as the existing formula, according to new research in the New England Journal of Medicine, but the vaccination rate against HPV continues to be low. Pediatrician Anne Powell helps families understand how the vaccine works and why doctors recommend it for pre-teens.

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