Delegates from the Universidad del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia, visited UMass Medical School to discuss collaboration on a fellowship in addiction medicine and an upcoming international conference on addiction treatment.
Second-year medical students Amanda Winkler and Balaj Rai are hosting Cameron Clapp, a triple amputee, at an event on Wednesday, Oct. 7, to raise awareness about living with limb loss.
Medical students, graduate students and faculty from the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Nursing are volunteering in a program that provides hand massages in the infusion suites of the Ambulatory Care Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center for patients undergoing infusion procedures.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences has received a highly competitive five-year grant to help bolster the success of underrepresented students in science. The $1.6 million NIH grant supports the UMMS commitment to increasing diversity in all areas of the institution.
Proudly cloaked in new, crisp white coats, 125 members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019 celebrated their official debut into the medical profession at the White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11, as family, friends and faculty cheered them on.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences honored 56 newly qualified PhD candidates with a formal ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 10, marking the milestone achievement as they transition from classroom-based learning to candidacy for a doctoral degree. The event recognized those who have successfully completed the qualifying exam.
In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins applauded the many accomplishments at UMass Medical School over the past year, bestowed four Chancellor’s Medals and invested four faculty members as named chairs.
Members of the Class of 2017 received their registered nurse pins and took a pledge in a tradition shared with family and friends at the Graduate School of Nursing’s GEP Pinning Ceremony on Sept. 8, kicking off Convocation Week 2015.
Terence R. Flotte, MD, and Dennis M. Dimitri, MD, met with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Sept. 2 to talk about the future of medical education related to pain management and opioid prescribing practices.
A full slate of celebrations and honors will highlight the accomplishments of students and faculty as UMass Medical School officially marks the start of a new academic year.