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Dean Flotte delivers 221st Annual Oration to Worcester District Medical Society

Dean Flotte delivers 221st Annual Oration to Worcester District Medical Society

Terence R. Flotte, MD, delivered the Worcester District Medical Society’s 221st Annual Oration, “A Glass (more than) Half Full: Top Ten Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Next 220 Years of Medicine in Worcester,” on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Beechwood Hotel.

UMMS Psychiatry Department puts students to the test at Central Mass Regional Brain Bee

UMMS Psychiatry Department puts students to the test at Central Mass Regional Brain Bee

Vishwanath Rao, a student from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, won the 11th Annual Central Massachusetts Regional Brain Bee at UMass Medical School and will head to the national finals next month.

Psychiatry resident Amber Thompson receives American College of Psychiatrists PRITE fellowship

Psychiatry resident Amber Thompson receives American College of Psychiatrists PRITE fellowship

Amber Thompson, MD, a second-year general psychiatry resident at UMMS, has been selected by the American College of Psychiatrists as one of four fellows to serve on its Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination Editorial Board. 

SOM alum Emilia Javorsky on Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list

SOM alum Emilia Javorsky on Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list

Emilia Javorsky, MD, MPH, a 2014 graduate of the School of Medicine, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Healthcare list for 2017. She was recognized for her work as a physician-scientist in developing a biocompatible coolant to remove fat from any anatomic area that has potential therapeutic applications for type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea.

Worcester Business Journal: UMMS-Baystate program focuses on health of underserved communities

Worcester Business Journal: UMMS-Baystate program focuses on health of underserved communities

The Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health (PURCH) track at UMass Medical School’s Baystate regional campus in Springfield will help medical students learn to manage the overall health of underserved communities and fuel the pipeline of doctors to work in western Massachusetts, according to an article in Jan. 9 Worcester Business Journal.

Lamar Soutter Library fellow receives Gold Foundation award for graphic medicine research

Lamar Soutter Library fellow receives Gold Foundation award for graphic medicine research

Matthew N. Noe, MSLS, a fellow in the Lamar Soutter Library, has received an Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute literature review grant to investigate how graphic novels can be used to improve medical literacy.

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