2016 UMMS NEWS AND NOTES

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International Festival returns to UMass Medical School on May 6

A celebration of the countries and cultures represented in the UMass Medical School community will take place on Friday, May 6, at the tenth annual International Festival, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Medical School lobbies.

Twelfth annual Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing awarded for reflections on caregiving

The Gerald F. Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing ceremony and selected readings will take place at a brownbag lunch on Wednesday, May 4, in the Hiatt Auditorium beginning at noon.

Autism expert to receive Federation for Children with Special Needs award

Amy K. Weinstock, director of the UMMS Autism Insurance Resource Center, will be presented with the Martha Zeigler Founders Award by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

‘Depths of Field’ by David Kennedy latest Artist in Residence exhibit

Photography by David Kennedy, PhD, professor of psychiatry, is featured in the next installation of the Artist in Residence Series at the Lamar Soutter Library.

Steven Hatch looks at uncertainty in medicine in new book

In his new book Snowball in a Blizzard: A Physician's Notes on Uncertainty in Medicine, Steven C. Hatch, MD, focuses on the theme of uncertainty in medicine, something he considers as an underappreciated reality in medical diagnosis and treatment.

Sally Kent recognized for collaborative research at diabetes conference

Sally C. Kent, PhD, was recently recognized at the Network for Pancreatic Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) 8th Annual Scientific Session in Miami as a “champion of the collaborative spirit.”

Martin receives international service award from Medical Library Association

The Medical Library Association has announced that Elaine Martin, DA, will be the recipient of its 2016 T. Mark Hodges International Service Award. 

Room reservation scheduling available for FY17

Resource Scheduler self-service is now open for FY17 scheduling (July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017). 

Anastasia Khvorova to speak at March Innovation Month Symposium

Anastasia Khvorova, PhD, will be among the featured speakers at the March symposium of the Venture Forum, a Worcester non-profit organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs launch and grow successful high-growth businesses.

Transgender Experiences in Medicine exhibit on display in the Lamar Soutter Library

The exhibit was inspired by what third-year medical student Jessica Long learned in the School of Medicine flexible curriculum experience Expanding Knowledge of the Medical Needs of the Transgender Community.

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