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Educational Recognition Awards on April 25 celebrate teaching, mentorship

Educational Recognition Awards on April 25 celebrate teaching, mentorship

All members of the UMass Medical School community are invited to celebrate excellence in teaching and mentorship at the 21st annual Educational Recognition Awards and Last Lecture on Thursday, April 25 in the Albert Sherman Center Auditorium beginning at 4 p.m.

Medical student helps bring interactive art exhibit about opioid crisis to UMass Medical School

Medical student helps bring interactive art exhibit about opioid crisis to UMass Medical School

Third-year medical student Hillary Mullan worked with the Lamar Soutter Library to bring an interactive art exhibit about the opioid crisis to UMass Medical School. The exhibit, “The Opioid Project,” is on display in the Lamar Soutter Library through May 7. 

M. Diane McKee named chair of Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

M. Diane McKee named chair of Department of Family Medicine & Community Health

M. Diane McKee, MD, MS, will join UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center in June as the chair of the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health. Dr. McKee comes to UMMS from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

School of Medicine students create peer mentoring program

School of Medicine students create peer mentoring program

A new mentoring program launched by School of Medicine students pairs third- and fourth-year students with their less experienced first- and second-year counterparts to help navigate the rigorous path to becoming a doctor.

Chancellor Collins, colleagues propose reforms to medical residency matching program

Chancellor Collins, colleagues propose reforms to medical residency matching program

Reforms are needed to ensure the integrity of the medical residency program selection process, according to commentary in the journal Academic Medicine by Chancellor Michael F. Collins and colleagues at UMass Medical School.

Boston Globe details UMMS student Steven Em’s emotional Match Day

Boston Globe details UMMS student Steven Em’s emotional Match Day

In an emotional, front-page Boston Globe column detailing School of Medicine student Steven Em’s journey to Match Day at UMass Medical School, writer Tom Farragher describes the horror his parents endured in the Killing Fields of Cambodia and the effect it has had on their son.

Graduating students are ‘awed and grateful’ at UMass Medical School on Match Day

Graduating students are ‘awed and grateful’ at UMass Medical School on Match Day

The School of Medicine Class of 2019 celebrated the residency matches of 125 students on Friday, March 15, with family, friends, students and faculty.

UMass Medical School receives DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award

UMass Medical School receives DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award

UMass Medical School received the DeWitt C. Baldwin Jr. Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for being an “exemplar of humanistic and respectful environments for graduate medical education.” UMass Memorial Health Care serves as the clinical partner of UMMS.

UMass Medical School first in New England for primary care

UMass Medical School first in New England for primary care

The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School tops in New England for primary care education among 152 medical schools and 33 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2020 edition of the Best Graduate Schools.

LISTEN: Counting down to Match Day at UMass Medical School

LISTEN: Counting down to Match Day at UMass Medical School

In advance of Match Day, four graduating medical school students shared their stories in the new Voices of UMassMed podcast.

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