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Resident, medical student receive Massachusetts Medical Society IT in Medicine Awards

Resident, medical student receive Massachusetts Medical Society IT in Medicine Awards

Orthopedic surgery resident Michael DiBenedetto, MD, and medical student Hillary Mullan, SOM ’20, are winners of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s 18th annual Information Technology in Medicine Awards.

Immigration Art Exhibit opens March 1 at UMass Medical School

Immigration Art Exhibit opens March 1 at UMass Medical School

The Immigration Art Exhibit will be unveiled on March 1 at UMass Medical School. The exhibit is part of the UMass Immigrant Series, which is designed to highlight immigrant experiences and the value of a diverse workforce.

Jeffrey Geller named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association

Jeffrey Geller named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association

Public sector psychiatry pioneer Jeffrey Geller, MD, MPH, will serve in the national leadership role for psychiatrists and trainees from 2019 to 2021.

Joel Gore honored with Heart of Gold Award for cardiovascular professionals

Joel Gore honored with Heart of Gold Award for cardiovascular professionals

Joel Gore, MD, will accept the 2019 Heart of Gold Award for cardiovascular professionals at the Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball on March 2.

UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

UMass Medical School hosts 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee

Arlington Catholic High School junior Petra Dujmic won the 13th annual Central Massachusetts Brain Bee, hosted by the Department of Psychiatry at UMass Medical School on Feb. 9.

Ebola survivor Richard Sacra honored for selfless work in Liberia

Ebola survivor Richard Sacra honored for selfless work in Liberia

Rick Sacra, MD, who survived Ebola, was honored for his ongoing commitment and service in Liberia. 

Remembering Through Service: 31st Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Remembering Through Service: 31st Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

At the 31st annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., three MLK Semester of Service awards for student-led community service projects were recognized and the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence in Civility and Diversity was presented.

2019 MLK Semester of Service Student Awards support community service initiatives

2019 MLK Semester of Service Student Awards support community service initiatives

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Semester of Service Award student projects will be recognized at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Health Care’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on Jan. 28. 

UMMS celebrates Grifols’ launch of Ebola biotherapeutic

UMMS celebrates Grifols’ launch of Ebola biotherapeutic

UMass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins joined Grifols executives and a delegation from the Liberian Ministry of Health and the Liberian Embassy to celebrate the company’s launch of production of a plasma-derived Ebola biotherapeutic.