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IOM president, Ebola health care workers and Rett Syndrome advocate to be honored at UMass Medical School Commencement

IOM president, Ebola health care workers and Rett Syndrome advocate to be honored at UMass Medical School Commencement

The 2015 Commencement Exercises will recognize the lifesaving efforts of faculty who helped to stem the Ebola outbreak in Liberia; the research advocacy work of Rett Syndrome Research Trust co-founder Monica Coenraads; and the leadership of IOM president Victor J. Dzau, MD.

Medical student Tedi Begaj receives HHMI Medical Research Fellowship

Medical student Tedi Begaj receives HHMI Medical Research Fellowship

Tedi Begaj, a third year student in the School of Medicine, has been awarded a 2015 Medical Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He will conduct research to develop and deliver adeno-associated viral gene therapy in retinitis pigmentosa.

Nurses invited to learn about doctoral programs on May 4

Advanced practice nurses and nursing administrators interested in learning more about doctoral degree program are invited to attend an information session being hosted by UMass Medical School’s Graduate School of Nursing on Monday, May 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

Students get hands-on introduction to health careers at UMMS conference

High school and college students from across the state participated in the 2015 MassAHEC HOSA State Leadership Conference April 11 at UMass Medical School to learn about careers in health care.

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Winners of Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing announced

Six medical students at UMass Medical School have been named the winners of the 11th annual Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing.

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

UMMS students help children ACE Autism

Thanks to student volunteers from UMass Medical School, a special group of Central Massachusetts children have been provided an opportunity to learn to love tennis through the ACEing Autism program.

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

WCVB-TV’s Chronicle gets inside look at UMMS on Match Day 2015

Students, faculty and alumni from the School of Medicine are featured in a 30-minute WCVB-TV Chronicle report highlighting Match Day 2015 on the Worcester campus.

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

Class of 2015 med students have another outstanding match

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.  

UMMS professor gets local fifth-graders excited about chemistry

UMMS professor gets local fifth-graders excited about chemistry

William R. Kobertz, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology, turns learning about chemistry into fun for the fifth graders at Charlotte Dunning Elementary School in Framingham.  

U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS 12th in primary care

U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS 12th in primary care

UMass Medical School was ranked 12th in primary care education among 130 medical schools and 26 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by weekly news magazine U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools” issue.

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