• Collins in Telegram: Solving opioid crisis requires collaboration between government, medical community

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins says Gov. Baker’s recommendations to stem the opioid crisis deserve a fair hearing and explains how UMMS is changing its curriculum to address the problem, in a Worcester Telegram & Gazette editorial.

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  • Chancellor Collins: ‘We are the commonwealth’s medical school’

    In his annual Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins applauded the many accomplishments at UMass Medical School over the past year, bestowed four Chancellor’s Medals and invested four faculty members as named chairs.

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  • Gov. Cellucci Tribute Road Race brings hundreds out to support ALS research at UMass Medical School

    Hundreds of runners, walkers and volunteers contributed to the 2nd Annual Gov. Cellucci Tribute Road Race on Saturday in Hudson in memory of the late governor, Paul Cellucci, and to benefit ALS research at UMass Medical School.

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  • UMass Medical School, Cape Cod Healthcare announce academic partnership

    UMass Medical School is expanding opportunities for its medical students by creating a new academic affiliation with Cape Cod Hospital.

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  • Chancellor Collins, biotech leaders tout Massachusetts as ‘epicenter of science’

    Chancellor Michael F. Collins speaks in a video that will be aired at the Massachusetts Biotechnology Counsel BIO International Convention this week to showcase how the state became the “epicenter of science.”

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Expert’s Corner: Family physician Ron Adler on cancer screenings and overdiagnosis

Expert’s Corner: Family physician Ron Adler on cancer screenings and overdiagnosis

Ronald Adler, MD, employs a patient-centered approach to care and strongly advises that physicians balance cancer screening recommendations with patient needs as a means to protect against overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

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"Throughout the world and close to home we are UMass; dignified and determined; principled and purposeful; respected and relied upon!"

Joint Strategic Plan

The year-long process of developing this 2015-2020 Joint Strategic Plan for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center revealed deep connections shared by faculty, staff, students and community members, along with a deep commitment to the future success of our institutions, especially as we face dramatic upheavals in health care financing and delivery; medical and health sciences education; and research funding and the translation of research into practice.

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