At UMass Medical School (UMMS), recognition is an essential part of how we honor the hard work and dedication of the employees behind our success. To express our appreciation, we have established several recognition programs that honor the commitment and performance of UMass Medical School employees.

Learn more about the UMMS Rewards and Recognition Programs.

Our Rewards and Recognition Programs fall into the below categories:

  Chancellor’s Awards Program is a way for the Chancellor to award employee commitment and initiative across UMMS. Learn more.
  Employee Service Awards Program honors our colleagues who achieve an employment milestone in their association with UMMS. Learn more.
  Special Awards Program provides all UMMS Department Heads the opportunity to acknowledge employees that were key contributors to the success of a major accomplishment. Learn more.
Spot Awards Program provides UMMS managers and employees the opportunity to acknowledge employees for “above and beyond” performance, service and extraordinary behavior. Learn more.


Take a look at our Civility and Diversity Award ceremony