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  • Chancellor Collins to Class of 2021: ‘You are scientists, nurses and doctors at their best’

    The 48th annual UMass Medical School Commencement was held on Sunday, June 6, at Worcester State University following lifting of COVID-19 restrictions in recent weeks. Many graduates reflected on the unusual year in which they completed their studies.

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  • Ceremony recognizes volunteers as Worcester’s large-scale vaccination site closes its doors

    More than 83,000 COVID-19 vaccines were administered by more than 1,700 volunteers with UMass Medical School’s Vaccine Corps at the large-scale vaccination center at Worcester State University.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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High school students explore health careers at UMass Medical School summer program

High school students explore health careers at UMass Medical School summer program

The High School Health Careers Program exposed 18 high achieving Massachusetts teens from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine to medical careers.

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Research

Research

UMass Medical School researchers to evaluate treatment options for early COVID-19 infection

UMass Medical School researchers to evaluate treatment options for early COVID-19 infection

UMass Medical School is participating in the ACTIV-2 Outpatient Monoclonal Antibodies and Other Therapies Trial, which is evaluating investigational agents for treating early COVID-19.

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Education

Education

For GSBS class speaker Sumeet Nayak science brings hope

For GSBS class speaker Sumeet Nayak science brings hope

Sumeet Nayak’s research in the lab of Sharon B. Cantor, PhD, has led to a renewed understanding of how cancer develops and has opened up avenues to effectively advance anti-cancer therapies.

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Community

Community

Ceremony recognizes volunteers as Worcester’s large-scale vaccination site closes its doors

Ceremony recognizes volunteers as Worcester’s large-scale vaccination site closes its doors

More than 83,000 COVID-19 vaccines were administered by more than 1,700 volunteers with UMass Medical School’s Vaccine Corps at the large-scale vaccination center at Worcester State University.

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Students

Students

Graduate School of Nursing class speaker Heather Lovelace reflects on honor of serving patients

Graduate School of Nursing class speaker Heather Lovelace reflects on honor of serving patients

GSN class speaker Heather Lovelace, MS, FNP-BC, RN, will reflect on doors opened and lessons learned during her and classmates’ time as Doctor of Nursing Practice students at the 48th Commencement proceedings on Sunday, June 6.

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