June 2009

 

June News- Deborah M. DeMarco, MD, and Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD 

Two UMMS leaders named Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine fellows

Deborah M. DeMarco, MD, and Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, have been named fellows of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women at the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia . . . Read full story >>

June News- Sagor

Sagor named Community Clinician of the Year

Linda D. Sagor, MD, MPH, has been named 2009 Community Clinician of the Year by the Worcester District Medical Society. The award recognizes a practitioner from each district of the Massachusetts Medical Society who has made significant contributions to patients in his or her community. For more than three decades Dr. Sagor,  . . . Read full story >>

June News - second year students

Second-year medical students affirm commitment to medicine

On April 28, members of the School of Medicine class of 2011 took one step closer to becoming practicing physicians. In a special ceremony, they took an oath to uphold the principles of their profession as they prepare to embark on their clinical education. Gathered at Mechanics Hall, the students recited an oath that . . . Read full story >>

June News - Doubeni

Doubeni named interim Associate Vice Provost for Diversity

Chyke Doubeni, MD, MPH, assistant professor of family medicine & community health, has accepted the position of Associate Vice Provost for Diversity on an interim basis. This newly created position will serve as a platform for the development and implementation of an institutional strategy that will lead to a faculty more representative of the diverse populations UMMS serves . . . Read full story >>

June News - India

Medical students in India for rabies trial

Every morning patients lined up early, waiting for the dog bite clinic to open at the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. As many as 75 people a day, every day, presented with fresh bites from potentially rabid dogs or for follow-up visits after treatment for previous bites. . . . Read full story >>


Dean’s Challenge Award recipients announced

The Departments of Family Medicine & Community Health, Pediatrics and Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) are the inaugural recipients of the newly established Dean’s Challenge Award. The award program will foster interdepartmental collaboration spurring recruitment of clinical and translational scientists. . . . Read full story >>

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