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We'd like to officially welcome you to UMass Medical School. This blog is a great place to connect with other new employees and learn more about our culture and community. We will schedule some meetups and lunches during your first few months so you can connect with one another. We invite you to post questions and comments. You are encouraged to help answer questions for others as well. The transition into your new role should be as smooth as possible and we want to set you up for success.

Click here to visit our Onboard at UMMS website that offers a wealth of information during your first few months to help you get acclimated.

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Interop IT

Posted On: 09/21/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

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Join us September 27th for the 4th annual InteropIT to see how IT is paving the way to address community needs by fostering trust, aiming for growth, and fueling innovation.

To learn more, click here.

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New Course Offerings for Employees

Posted On: 09/13/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

websiteNew course offerings are being offered through the Learning & Development Department for employees and managers. To learn more, click here.

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UMass Cancer Walk

Posted On: 08/30/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Cancer Walk

19th Annual UMass Cancer Walk & Run

Sunday, September 24, 2017

UMass Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. N., Worcester, MA

Let's pick up the pace in the fight against cancer!

We are grateful for the thousands of passionate individuals, business leaders and community organizations who have collectively raised nearly $10 million through theUMass Cancer Walk & Run. The funds we raise support cancer research, clinical trials and patient care at the UMass Cancer Center.

To learn more click here.

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UMMS ranks in the top 25 percent

Posted On: 08/25/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

NIHUMass Medical School ranked 29th out of 139 U.S. medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding, according to the 2016 report from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. Ten academic departments at UMMS ranked in the top 50 among their peers at similarly named departments at U.S. medical schools in this important metric of research competitiveness.

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Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Posted On: 08/17/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

CEOD

The CEOD has nine committees that report and make recommendations for a civil, inclusive and just organization. To learn more about joining the Committees or how to help, click here.

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New Discovery

Posted On: 08/11/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Smelling the Cheese

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Paul L. Greer, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, is using the mouse olfactory system to investigate how animals take sensory input from their environment and translate those stimuli into action, with the hope of translating these discoveries into new treatments for a host of neurological disorders, including autism spectrum disorders.

To learn more, click here.

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University Events Schedule

Posted On: 08/03/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

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The University has a number of events in September. Click here to learn more about upcoming events at the University.

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Mindfulness Practices Offered

Posted On: 07/28/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Mindfulness

UMass Medical School offers Mindfulness sessions for all employees. To learn more about the sessions, click here.

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New Training Classes Offered

Posted On: 07/21/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee


Training

The Learning & Development Department offers classes for managers and employees at UMass Medical School. Currently there are more classes being added for the Organizing, Prioritizing and Managing Your Work Training.

To learn more, click here.

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Ice Cream Social

Posted On: 07/12/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Ice CreamFour Ice Cream Socials have been scheduled throughout the UMass Medical School Campuses.

There isn’t anything that says Summer like ice cream. So, as we delve into this summer season, we invite the UMMS and UMMHC community to gather as a “thank you” celebration in appreciation for all your hard work and dedicated effort put forth this past year.


Come and enjoy time with together over ice cream and toppings.  We look forward to seeing you at one of the locations!
  • University Campus – Thursday, July 20th  – Faculty Conference Room /Medical School Lobby  –    12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Memorial Campus – Monday, August 7th – Memorial One Conference Room ( Room MB1.037) – 12:30 – 2:30 PM
  • South Street Campus – Tuesday, August 8th – South Street Cafeteria  – 12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Hahnemann Campus  –Friday, September 1st –  2nd Floor conference Room  – 12:00 – 2:00 PM
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