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Welcome to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and to the Office of Student Affairs!  We are delighted to share this incredible journey with you, providing you with a supportive learning environment and guiding you through your years of medical training. Our team works in partnership with your Learning Communities Mentors and the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education to ensure that you receive the academic and personal support that you need in order to meet your educational goals, and to holistically support your professional development as a physician.

Our office coordinates many events that will be memorable milestones in your career development, including the White Coat Ceremony, the Second Year Oath Ceremony, and of course, Match Day and Graduation! Along the way to each of these events, we are here to assist you with planning your pre-clinical electives, Core Clinical Experiences, Advanced Studies electives both at home and away, transitional experiences throughout your training, and individualized career pathways, including 5th Year Options, and if needed, leaves of absence.  Your well-being and career balance are of paramount importance to our team; as such, we are committed to working with you to support you throughout your training.

Once again, welcome to UMass!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to our team with any questions about student life at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Latest News

  • Lawrence Madoff honored for outstanding contributions to public health

    Category: School of Medicine,Medicine,Faculty,News,Latest News

    Lawrence Madoff, MD, has received the 2021 D.A. Henderson Award for Outstanding Contributions to Public Health from the Infectious Diseases Society of American in recognition of a lifetime of achievement in public health in memory of Dr. Henderson, who led the eradication of smallpox.

  • UMass Cancer Walk and Run returns Sunday, Oct. 17, at Polar Park

    Category: Cancer Center,Information Technology,Office of Advancement,Employee,News,Latest News

    The 23rd annual UMass Cancer Walk and Run will be held Sunday, Oct. 17, at Polar Park in Worcester. More than 2,300 participants have registered for the event. Gates open at 9:30 a.m.

  • Influenza expected to make a comeback; vaccinations urged

    Category: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,School of Medicine,Medicine,Clinician,Faculty,News,Infectious Disease,Novel Coronavirus,Latest News

    The worldwide spread of influenza came to a screeching halt in March 2020, when schools, businesses and daily life shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But it is expected to come back strongly this fall and winter, making flu vaccination more essential than ever.

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