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Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and to the Office of Student Affairs!  We are delighted to share this incredible journey with you, providing you with a supportive learning environment and guiding you through your years of medical training. Our team works in partnership with your Learning Communities Mentors and the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education to ensure that you receive the academic and personal support that you need in order to meet your educational goals, and to holistically support your professional development as a physician.

Our office coordinates many events that will be memorable milestones in your career development, including the White Coat Ceremony, the Second Year Oath Ceremony, and of course, Match Day and Graduation! Along the way to each of these events, we are here to assist you with planning your pre-clinical electives, Core Clinical Experiences, Advanced Studies electives both at home and away, transitional experiences throughout your training, and individualized career pathways, including 5th Year Options, and if needed, leaves of absence.  Your well-being and career balance are of paramount importance to our team; as such, we are committed to working with you to support you throughout your training.

Once again, welcome to UMass!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to our team with any questions about student life at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Latest News

  • Junior Faculty Development Program honors 28 at graduation ceremony

    Category: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,Graduate School of Nursing,School of Medicine,Department,Office of Faculty Affairs,Clinician,Faculty,Latest News

    Rising faculty at UMass Chan Medical School celebrated completion of the intensive professional development experience at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 19.

  • UMass Chan research explores differences in AAV vector manufacture, shows clear winner for method

    Category: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,Faculty,Terence Flotte,gene therapy,Guangping Gao,Pediatrics,Gene Therapy Center,Microbiology and Physiological Systems,Latest News

    A paper from the Horae Gene Therapy Center at UMass Chan Medical School may settle a longstanding debate about how to best manufacture adeno-associated virus vectors for gene therapy.

  • Melissa Goulding receives highly competitive NIH Kirschstein Award

    Category: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,School of Medicine,Faculty,Student,Clinical and Population Health Research,Population and Quantitative Health Sciences,Latest News

    PhD candidate Melissa Goulding has received funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to explore how clinical practice guidelines for blood pressure screening in children are being followed, identifying potential targets to improve pediatric preventive care.

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