On Match Day, the School of Medicine Class of 2015 learned where they will begin their careers as doctors; many—66 percent—have chosen primary care specialties.
UMass Medical School awarded 233 degrees, including two honorary degrees, Sunday, May 31, at its 42nd Commencement exercises. Institute of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, delivered the keynote address.
Judith Ockene, PhD, and Rashelle Hayes, PhD, have received a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a randomized controlled trial which will test the effectiveness of an enhanced curriculum to train medical students in weight management counseling skills.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker will deliver the commencement address during the 43rd Commencement Exercises at UMass Medical School on Sunday, June 5.
School of Medicine students Jeffrey Larnard and Sydney Greenberg created the Cooking for the Everyday Eater class, an optional enrichment elective that teaches medical and nursing students hands-on cooking and food-based nutrition to improve their own health along with their nutrition counseling skills.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins says Gov. Charlie Baker’s recommendations to stem the opioid crisis deserve a fair hearing and expounds on how UMass Medical School is changing its medical education curriculum to address the problem, in a Nov. 20 Worcester Telegram & Gazette editorial.
UMass Medical School student Waldo Zamor was honored to become the first medical student to present a Medicine Grand Rounds at St. Vincent Hospital in the hospital’s history.
UMass Medical School announced today that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.
Massachusetts nursing executive Joan Vitello, PhD, has been named the new dean of the Graduate School of Nursing at UMass Medical School.
Eleven UMass Medical School nursing and medical students wrapped up their two-week immersion in veterans health care with a visit to Westover Air Reserve Base.