• Gov. Baker lauds UMass Medical School graduates at 43rd Commencement

    Gov. Charlie Baker spoke at the UMass Medical School 43rd Commencement on June 5 and recognized the newly minted doctors and advanced practice nurses as first in the state trained in opioid safe prescribing and pain management in the wake of the national opioid epidemic.

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  • Collins in Telegram: Solving opioid crisis requires collaboration between government, medical community

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins says Gov. Baker’s recommendations to stem the opioid crisis deserve a fair hearing and explains how UMMS is changing its curriculum to address the problem, in a Worcester Telegram & Gazette editorial.

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  • UMMS implements curriculum changes in current academic year to address opioid crisis

    UMass Medical School announced today that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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UMMS scientists probe how CRISPR-CAS9 works

UMMS scientists probe how CRISPR-CAS9 works

A new study by Thoru Pederson, PhD, and colleagues published in The Journal of Cell Biology reveals important new details about the inner workings of the CRISPR-Cas9 machinery in live cells.

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The year-long process of developing this 2015-2020 Joint Strategic Plan for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center revealed deep connections shared by faculty, staff, students and community members, along with a deep commitment to the future success of our institutions, especially as we face dramatic upheavals in health care financing and delivery; medical and health sciences education; and research funding and the translation of research into practice.

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