2019 COMMUNITY- Archives -
Luanne Thorndyke, MD, and Janet Hale, PhD, were invited panelists at a conference in Beirut, Lebanon, that was convened to help women in the Middle East and North Africa overcome barriers to leadership in disciplines including medical education and health care delivery.
UMass Medical School students planted four raised beds with a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers. The launch heralds new growth for nutrition-focused, wellness-oriented initiatives that will be cultivated through the student-run community garden.
The 28 members of the Junior Faculty Development Program Class of 2019, along with their senior faculty mentors, were honored at a graduation ceremony at UMass Medical School.
Twenty-two college students from diverse backgrounds, with a shared goal of attending medical school, came together at UMass Medical School to participate in the 2019 Summer Enrichment Program.
The UMass Medical School community is mourning the death of Felix Santiago, 26, a student in the School of Medicine. Santiago died on June 14. A gathering to provide UMMS students with an opportunity to come together is planned for June 24.
Lawrence M. Rhein, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics, as announced by Terence R. Flotte, MD, and Eric Dickson, MD. Dr. Rhein most recently served as chief of the Division of Neonatology at UMass Memorial Medical Center and associate professor of pediatrics at UMass Medical School.
At an event characterized by a mix of smiles and tears, the race to raise money for the 2019 UMass Cancer Walk and Run officially began on June 3 as more than 100 team leaders, cancer survivors and event sponsors gathered at the Albert Sherman Center.
In an essay originally published by The Conversation, Luu Ireland, MD, writes about the abortion debate from the perspective of an obstetrician/gynecologist who understands the stories of the 1 in 4 women who choose abortion.
The 19th Women’s Faculty Awards Luncheon honored women in science and health care for achievements throughout their careers. Faculty were recognized for early career achievement, clinical service, mentoring, education and science.
In a new Voices of UMassMed podcast, Robert Layne, MEd, and graduating medical student Marian Younge discuss how a long-standing commitment by UMass Medical School to work with Worcester’s public schools to expose students to careers in health and science have made a difference in the community.