Kola Akindele, JD, has been promoted to assistant vice chancellor for city and community relations in the Office of Community and Government Relations at UMass Medical School, according to an announcement from Chancellor Michael F. Collins.
As part of UMass Medical School’s ongoing initiatives to share news about the research, academic and service achievements that take place every day on our campuses, a new magazine debuts this week, @umassmed.
Thanks to the generosity of its employees and students, UMass Medical School has awarded classroom enrichment mini-grants totaling $38,000 to 27 teachers in the Worcester Public Schools North Quadrant.
In the latest episode of the Voices of UMassMed podcast, Jennifer Reidy, MD, shares insight and evidence about how palliative care can ease the burden of complex illness, and discusses her career mission to make it standard of care at UMMS and beyond.
Jane Freedman, MD; Jonathan Gerber, MD; Jason Shohet, MD, PhD; and Zhiping Weng, PhD; were officially invested into named professorships at the 2018 Investiture Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, bringing the total number of endowed chairs at UMass Medical School to 49.
In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins noted accomplishments of the past year and awarded Chancellor’s Medals to four distinguished faculty for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.
The Lamar Soutter Library is hosting the National Library of Medicine traveling exhibition “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn” from Sept. 10 to Oct. 20.
The UMass Cancer Walk and Run will support the development of a nationally accredited, interdisciplinary fellowship program in palliative care at UMass Medical School.
The School of Medicine class size at UMass Medical School has grown by nearly a third in the past four years, with 161 students in the Class of 2022, and it received nearly 4,000 applications to fill those seats, according to an article in the Worcester Business Journal on Aug. 27.
Four faculty members have been appointed to endowed professorships at UMass Medical School in recognition of their contributions to biomedical research, education and patient care. Each will be formally invested Sept. 13 at the Convocation and Investiture ceremony.