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Nature editorial recognizes novel GSBS career development program

Nature editorial recognizes novel GSBS career development program

The May 2016 issue of the international journal Nature cited the benefits of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ career development program in its editorial reacting to the new federal law impacting overtime pay for postdoctoral scientists.

Medical students teaching lifesaving hands-only CPR in local community

Medical students teaching lifesaving hands-only CPR in local community

School of Medicine students are getting out into the community to teach laypeople how to perform lifesaving hands-only CPR. They will be at the Bravehearts’ opening game on Friday, June 3, and the Multicultural Women’s Health Summit on Saturday, June 18. 

Med student Marissa Mastrocola receives Nth Dimensions internship in orthopedic surgery

Med student Marissa Mastrocola receives Nth Dimensions internship in orthopedic surgery

Marissa Mastrocola will spend the summer between her first and second year of medical school pursuing her interest in orthopedic surgery with an internship offered through Nth Dimensions, an organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the field.

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Inspired by Schweitzer’s ‘reverence for life,’ Melanie Dubois looks toward career in global health

Fourth-year medical student Melanie Dubois worked as a junior physician at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, this spring after being selected for the highly competitive Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

Women’s Faculty Awards affirm excellence, growing ranks of women in science, health care

Women’s Faculty Awards affirm excellence, growing ranks of women in science, health care

The annual Women’s Faculty Committee Awards honored eight UMass Medical School faculty for their achievements in all realms of academic medicine, and for their contributions to the advancement of women in science and health care.

UMMS medical student Waldo Zamor among ‘29 Who Shine’

UMMS medical student Waldo Zamor among ‘29 Who Shine’

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education recognized UMass Medical School student Waldo Zamor as one of “29 Who Shine” at a State House ceremony for his exceptional commitment to community service and outstanding academic achievement.

UMass Medical School study finds value in reflective writing by health care providers

UMass Medical School study finds value in reflective writing by health care providers

Thursday Morning Memos writing listserv at UMass Medical School has proven to be an effective means to incorporate reflection into the teaching and practice of medicine, according to a study in the journal Family Medicine.

Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

Class Oath Ceremony marks pivotal transition from classroom to clinic

As they prepare to enter their clinical training years, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 took an oath to always put patients first and treat the whole person at the Class Oath Ceremony held at UMass Medical School on May 3. 

Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Educators, community leaders, students and alums who have benefited from participating in the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative educational partnership came together on April 28 to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

Educational Recognition Awards highlight excellence among UMMS faculty

Educational Recognition Awards highlight excellence among UMMS faculty

Twenty-nine people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 18th annual Educational Recognition Awards ceremony, where Julie A. Jonassen, PhD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Case of the Missing Dromedary.”

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