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  • Chancellor Collins encourages unity as campus responds to pandemic

    In a video recorded on Monday, March 23, Chancellor Michael F. Collins is urging members of the UMass Medical School community to continue working closely together, even as many do their jobs from home.

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  • Match Day residency placements signal next steps for SOM Class of ’20

    Match Day unfolded virtually on Friday, March 20, for Fatoumata “Nogoy” Bah and fellow students in the School of Medicine Class of 2020, who were notified by email of their residency placements. Massachusetts is in a state of emergency, grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • New VA outpatient clinic to be built on UMass Medical School campus in Worcester

    VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and UMass Medical School will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of UMass Medical School in Worcester.

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  • ‘Great joy’ as UMass Medical School recognizes medical, biomedical sciences and nursing graduates

    UMass Medical School awarded 214 degrees at its 46th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 2, including honorary degrees to keynote speaker Darrell G. Kirch, MD; Susan Coghlin Mailman; and Richard P. Kennedy.

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Getting to know UMMS: Prospective medical students take part in virtual Second Look Day

Getting to know UMMS: Prospective medical students take part in virtual Second Look Day

UMass Medical School held a virtual Second Look Day for prospective medical students on Friday, April 3. The annual event is intended to provide a “second look” at what the School of Medicine has to offer, the student body, the curriculum, work-life balance and a new city.

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Research

Research

Electronic health toolkit brings nonopioid treatments to low-income chronic pain patients

Electronic health toolkit brings nonopioid treatments to low-income chronic pain patients

A new study by Paula Gardiner, MD, finds that an interactive website can bring effective nondrug treatments like mindfulness, meditation and yoga to chronic pain patients who may not otherwise have access to them.

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hnRNPA2B1: Fueling Antiviral Immunity from the Nucleus
Gain-of-function mutations in the UNC-2/CaV2α channel lead to excitation-dominant synaptic transmission in Caenorhabditis elegans
An order-to-disorder structural switch activates the FoxM1 transcription factor
Nucleic Acid Therapeutics for Neurological Diseases
Education

Education

LISTEN: UMass Medical School grads share insight on Match Day

LISTEN: UMass Medical School grads share insight on Match Day

In a new Voices of UMassMed podcast, two recent School of Medicine graduates reflect on their Match Day experiences and provide advice about the momentous occasion.

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Community

Community

Tribute highlights Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘legacy of love, service, equality and justice’

Tribute highlights Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘legacy of love, service, equality and justice’

The UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care community celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 32nd annual tribute ceremony held at the Medical School on Feb. 25. The 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion was also presented.

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Students

Students

Student life suite opens at UMass Medical School

Student life suite opens at UMass Medical School

The new student life suite opened at UMass Medical School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Monday, Jan. 27 showcasing the central location for the offices of Student Life, Student Affairs, the Registrar and Financial Aid.

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