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New guidelines established to help primary care physicians treat obese patients

New guidelines established to help primary care physicians treat obese patients

Sherry Pagoto, PhD, Lori Pbert, PhD, and colleagues outline a model meant to help primary care physicians address obesity during office visits and identify patients who might require additional support in a paper published by the American Journal of Medicine

Convocation 2015 official launch of new academic year

Convocation 2015 official launch of new academic year

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. 

UMMS global mental health conference to focus on Chinese perspective

UMMS will host the Global Mental Health: A Chinese Perspective symposium on Wednesday night and Thursday morning and lead discussions exploring the roots of mental health challenges faced by the Chinese population in China, America and the world.

UMMS BaccMD program a ‘pre-med boot camp’ for top students at UMass undergrad campuses

UMMS BaccMD program a ‘pre-med boot camp’ for top students at UMass undergrad campuses

Elias Nammour, Jacqueline Tran and Anthony Tran, all members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, are the first BaccMD scholars to enter the UMMS. 

Home-style welcome for new medical students

Home-style welcome for new medical students

UMass Medical School held a picnic to welcome the School of Medicine Class of 2019.

Chancellor stresses privilege of practicing medicine as new class of medical students arrive

Chancellor stresses privilege of practicing medicine as new class of medical students arrive

Chancellor Michael F. Collins welcomed the 125 students of the School of Medicine Class of 2019 at a breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 5. 

UMMS chosen for ‘hotspotting’ mini-grant

UMMS chosen for ‘hotspotting’ mini-grant

The Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project provides students from various health professions an opportunity to work as teams to coordinate care using the “hotspotting” model.

Health care immersion expands career horizons for local teens

Health care immersion expands career horizons for local teens

Eighteen local high school juniors and seniors are getting a head start on their future careers in medicine as participants in UMass Medical School’s High School Health Careers program.

Chancellor Emeritus Aaron Lazare passes away

Chancellor Emeritus Aaron Lazare passes away

Aaron Lazare, MD, who served as chancellor and dean at UMMS from 1991 to 2007, died on July 14, 2015 at the age of 79.

Kirsch expanding, enhancing college mental health services for young adults

Kirsch expanding, enhancing college mental health services for young adults

UMass Medical School psychiatrist Daniel Kirsch, MD, is focused on improving mental health services for young adults aged 18 to 26 with a new initiative supported by a Vitality Award from the Office of Faculty Affairs. 

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