• UMass Medical School awards 253 degrees at 44th Commencement exercises

    UMass Medical School bestowed 253 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 44th Commencement exercises on June 4. Chancellor Michael F. Collins presided over the ceremony, calling the graduates, “a force for good, for progress and for equality and inclusion.”

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  • UMass Medical School ranked tops in New England for primary care

    The 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School the best for primary care education in all of New England. UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed.

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  • Chancellor Collins in STAT: Trump’s travel ban will impede science, medicine

    President Trump’s executive order on immigration is hurting America’s medical and science communities, jeopardizing the ability of foreign-born scientists, physicians and students to study and work here, according to an editorial by Chancellor Michael F. Collins published in STAT.

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  • UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

    The Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

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Robert Layne named assistant dean for outreach programs

Robert Layne named assistant dean for outreach programs

Longtime educator, mentor and role model Robert Layne, MEd, has been promoted to the newly created role of assistant dean for outreach programs and instructor in radiology at UMass Medical School. 

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