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  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Medical School 10th in the nation in primary care education

    UMass Medical School ranks 10th nationwide in primary care by U.S. News & World Report in its annual rankings of the best graduate schools. The 2022 report also marks a rise for UMMS in research, this year ranking 45th, up two spots from the previous ranking.

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  • Drive-in Match Day a unique occasion for soon-to-be UMass Medical School grads

    The School of Medicine hosted its annual Match Day celebration with a socially distanced drive-in event at the South Street campus on Friday, March 19. This year’s class is the largest ever, with 168 graduating students.

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  • UMass Medical School students among volunteers at opening of Worcester’s first large-scale vaccine site

    Medical students Kaan Apaydin, Kara Kennedy, Alex Richard and Erica Christenson take part in the opening of Worcester’s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site.

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  • NIH research funding surges at UMass Medical School

    National Institutes of Health research funding to UMass Medical School grew by 78 percent for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, which began July 1. Grants and contracts from all funding sources increased by nearly 50 percent.

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UMMS students bring COVID-19 vaccine to underserved downtown Worcester

UMMS students bring COVID-19 vaccine to underserved downtown Worcester

UMass Medical School students administered COVID-19 vaccinations to the community on Monday, April 19, at the YWCA Central Massachusetts in downtown Worcester.

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Research

Research

Erik Sontheimer co-leading efforts to develop gene editing toolkit by NIH Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium

Erik Sontheimer co-leading efforts to develop gene editing toolkit by NIH Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium

Six UMass Medical School scientists are among the members of the National Institutes of Health’s Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium to publish a paper in Nature outlining the program’s goals.

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Education

Education

Two medical students receive Dorothy Wolff Fellowships for projects focusing on otolaryngology

Two medical students receive Dorothy Wolff Fellowships for projects focusing on otolaryngology

School of Medicine students Maimuna Ahmad and Sara Holmes have each been awarded Dorothy Wolff Fellowships from UMass Medical School. Ahmad will focus on cognitive function in patients living with vestibular disorders and Holmes will study changes to bones in the middle ear in relation to hearing loss.

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Community

Community

David McManus and Brian Lewis named to endowed chairs

David McManus and Brian Lewis named to endowed chairs

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved two “accomplished and visionary” University of Massachusetts faculty as endowed chairs at its April meeting.

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Students

Students

LISTEN: Medical students share their stories through ‘Murmurs’ podcast

LISTEN: Medical students share their stories through ‘Murmurs’ podcast

A new episode Voices of UMassMed highlights a podcast created by two School of Medicine students to promote reflective medicine.

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