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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.

For instructions on how to post blog comments, click here.

Expression of You

Posted On: 06/14/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

UMass Cancer WalkOn Friday June 15th, from 9 am – 2 pm expressions of you will be at UMass Medical School South Street Campus in Shrewsbury, MA. Expressions of you has an extensive collection of amazing jewelry, accessories and gifts. Also, 20% of every purchase will benefit the 20th annual UMass Cancer Walk.

The UMass Cancer Walk will occur on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the UMass Medical School Worcester campus. The UMass Cancer Walk has collectively raised more than $11 million to support the UMass Cancer Center.

To learn more, click here.

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Farmers Market returns to Worcester Campus

Posted On: 06/08/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Farmers MarketA welcome Summer tradition returns to Umass Medical School Worcester campus - the annual farmers market. Every Tuesday through October (except July 4th week), from noon to 5 p.m., vendors from around the area will set up near the campus green to sell their goods, including fruit, vegetables, honey, meat, bread and so much more! The market will be small in the first few weeks and it will have more vendors through July.

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2018 Commencement Programming

Posted On: 06/01/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Week of celebration precedes June 3 Commencement at UMass Medical School

Ceremonies begin Wednesday as GSN, GSBS and SOM recognize achievement

CommencementWith UMass Medical School’s 45th Commencement just around the corner, the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Graduate School of Nursing will kick off four days of celebration as they honor the achievements of the students who will receive their degrees on Sunday, June 3.

To learn more, click here.

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Discount on 2018 Bancroft Summer Programs

Posted On: 05/17/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Bancroft School Summer ProgramUMMS employees are eligible to receive a 20% discount on the 2018 Bancroft Summer Programs.

UMMS employees would use the promotional code 2018UMMS for a 20% discount on programs including the Bancroft Summer Institute courses, Day Camp, Specialty Camps, Academic Programs, and Athletic Camps.

Click here to view the brochure.

Registration can be found at bancroftschool.org/summer or a direct link to the registration page is bancroft.campbrainregistration.com.

Any questions about programs or the registration process can be directed to Carrie Whitney at summer@bancroftschool.org.

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International Festival on Friday

Posted On: 05/09/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

International FestivalThe International Festival is hosted annually by the Diversity & Inclusion Office under the sponsorship of the International Planning Committee. The festival reminds us that our geographical boundaries are not limited by Central Mass, the Boston area or New England and that having diverse cultures is critical to our mission.

**Enjoy performances by UMMS/UMMHC students, staff and the Worcester community members. Medical School Lobby; 12:00pm 1:00pm.

**Complimentary samples of international cuisine and international teas. Faculty Conf. Room; 12:00pm – 1:00pm.

**Take pleasure in a variety of crafts from around the world that are available for purchase. Old Medical School Lobby; 9:00AM- 4:00PM. Don’t forget to stop by the raffle table! Purchase your tickets for an opportunity to win many amazing prizes. All raffle proceeds go to benefit a local nonprofit organization.

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Open Enrollment Ends May 2nd

Posted On: 04/27/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment ends May 2, 2018. To learn more about your options, click here or visit the Benefits Website.

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Intranet Information

Posted On: 04/19/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Intranet

To learn more about UMMS and information specifically for employees, make your homepage the Intranet page. You will need to log in with your UMass login and password.

To learn more, click here.

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Preparing for your Performance Review Training

Posted On: 04/12/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Performance Review

Preparing for your Performance Review Training available now for employees.

This class will provide participants with valuable information and action steps to ensure productive and successful performance review meetings. Topics include:

  • Understanding the key elements of the UMMS Performance Appraisal Policy & Process
  • How to prepare for your review How to make the most of your review meeting
  • Steps to take after the review Making the most of your regular 1:1s with your manager throughout the year

To register, click here.

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New Preparing for Your Performance Review Training

Posted On: 03/28/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

BlogA new training is being offered to prepare employees for their Performance Review. To learn more, click here.

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Boutique Sale for Dress for Success

Posted On: 03/21/18 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Dress for Success

The Medical School is holding the 5th annual "Boutique Clothing Sale.” The proceeds to benefit the Dress for Success Organization. Join us for a shopping spree in the Old Medical School Lobby.

Shopping has never been easier and more affordable. Only $5.00 per item. Looks good and feels good! Cash donations are accepted and encouraged!

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Medical School Lobby

To learn more, click here.

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