• UMMS among top 10 percent nationwide for primary care education

    The U.S. News & World Report 2017 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools” ranks UMass Medical School 16th in primary care education, among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by weekly news magazine.

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  • Commencement 2016 to recognize Claire Pomeroy and Dermot Desmond

    Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA, president of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, and Dermot Desmond, an international financier and philanthropist, will be recognized at UMass Medical School Commencement Exercises on June 5. Gov. Charlie Baker will serve as Commencement speaker.

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  • UMMS Graduate School of Nursing adopts opioid conscious curriculum

    UMass Medical School announced that it is immediately incorporating into its School of Medicine curriculum specific training in support of 10 agreed-upon core competencies for the prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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  • U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary visits UMass Medical School

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins welcomed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald to the UMass Medical School campus in Worcester on Thursday, Jan. 14, as the two institutions work together to expand health care services to Worcester County veterans.

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  • UMass Medical School: An introduction

    Our mission: To advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery along with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts. Find out more about UMMS here.

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Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Telegram: Worcester Pipeline makes medical careers accessible for young people

Educators, community leaders, students and alums who have benefited from participating in the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative educational partnership came together on April 28 to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Research

Gift from grateful patient funds new endowed chair in rheumatology

Gift from grateful patient funds new endowed chair in rheumatology

A gift from philanthropists Timothy S. and Elaine L. Peterson, of Wellesley, will create a new endowed chair at UMass Medical School; Jonathan Kay, MD, has been appointed the inaugural recipient of the Timothy S. and Elaine L. Peterson Chair in Rheumatology. 

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Direct Visualization of HIV-1 Replication Intermediates Shows that Capsid and CPSF6 Modulate HIV-1 Intra-nuclear Invasion and Integration
DNA-binding-domain fusions enhance the targeting range and precision of Cas9.
A separable domain of the p150 subunit of human chromatin assembly factor-1 promotes protein and chromosome associations with nucleoli
A Conserved Dopamine-Cholecystokinin Signaling Pathway Shapes Context–Dependent Caenorhabditis elegans Behavior
Education

Education

Worcester Pipeline Collaborative celebrating 20 years

Worcester Pipeline Collaborative celebrating 20 years

School of Medicine student Marian Younge credits the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative for helping her pursue a career in medicine. 

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Community

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

New consortium focuses on improved training for home health aides

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and UMass Medical School have formed a statewide consortium to improve training and education for direct care workers, who provide assistance to elders, people with disabilities and those with a chronic illness.

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Students

Home sweet home for UMass Medical School’s Waldo Zamor on Match Day

Home sweet home for UMass Medical School’s Waldo Zamor on Match Day

On Match Day, 116 students from the School of Medicine Class of 2016 discovered where they will spend their residencies, with 81 students representing 68 percent of the class entering primary care.

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