The 162 members of the School of Medicine Class of 2022 began their physician training journey as UMass Medical School welcomed them to campus on Monday, Aug. 6.
In just four weeks, 20 Massachusetts high school students tackled rigorous academics, worked in hospital clinics, learned about health care issues and careers, and were inspired by medical students and professionals.
Third-year medical student Kurt Schultz received the first UMass Amherst College of Natural Sciences Mahoney Alumni Award at a ceremony held in June.
UMass Medical School is among a handful of medical schools spearheading efforts to eliminate the separation between medicine and dentistry, according to a July 3 article in AAMCNews which includes an interview with Hugh Silk, MD.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences students are getting out of their labs to expand their professional horizons in the new Career Pathways Communities, the latest innovation of the Center for Biomedical Career Development.
The National Institutes of Health has named third-year medical student Grace McKay-Corkum a 2018 Medical Research Scholar. The year-long enrichment program provides mentored training to creative, research-oriented medical, dental and veterinary students on the intramural NIH campus.
Brian Lewis, PhD, has been appointed to a newly created role of assistant vice provost for outreach and recruitment. He will strategically coordinate recruitment efforts on behalf of the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Twenty medical students, six residents and three faculty members were inducted into the UMMS chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, an organization dedicated to compassionate health care, in a ceremony held on May 31.
Twenty members of the School of Medicine Class of 2018 were inducted into the UMass Medical School Delta Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during a ceremony held May 29. Three faculty members, five house-staff members and one alumnus were also inducted.
UMass Medical School bestowed 193 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 45th Commencement exercises under sunny skies on the campus green on Sunday, June 3.