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Summer Enrichment Program enlightening for aspiring physician and nurse practitioner

Summer Enrichment Program enlightening for aspiring physician and nurse practitioner

The UMass Medical School Summer Enrichment Program immerses college students in challenging academics, community and cultural health seminars and real-world shadowing experiences, designed to improve their qualifications and competitive standing for admission to professional or graduate school in the health sciences.

Sean Ryder’s hair-razing campaign supports Jill Zitzewitz as she faces multiple myeloma

Sean Ryder’s hair-razing campaign supports Jill Zitzewitz as she faces multiple myeloma

Jill Zitzewitz, PhD, said the support of her UMMS colleagues, led by Sean Ryder, PhD, as she undergoes treatment for multiple myeloma has boosted her spirits and shown her “what a wonderful place this is.” 

JAMA Viewpoint: Nursing homes make progress in reducing use of antipsychotic drugs

JAMA Viewpoint: Nursing homes make progress in reducing use of antipsychotic drugs

Fewer dementia patients are being given antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes, according to a JAMA Viewpoint article by Jerry Gurwitz, MD, and colleagues. (Graphic courtesy of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

Robert Jenal to retire as executive vice chancellor, administration and finance

Robert Jenal to retire as executive vice chancellor, administration and finance

After a career at UMass Medical School spanning nearly 30 years, Robert E. Jenal will retire from his role as executive vice chancellor for administration and finance at the end of June.

Hudson Hoagland Society Annual Meeting focuses on neurodegenerative disease

Hudson Hoagland Society Annual Meeting focuses on neurodegenerative disease

The 32nd annual meeting of the Hudson Hoagland Society featured a panel discussion on cures for neurodegenerative diseases. Recipients of the 2017 Worcester Foundation Research Grants were also announced.

UMass Medical School awards 253 degrees at 44th Commencement exercises

UMass Medical School awards 253 degrees at 44th Commencement exercises

UMass Medical School bestowed 253 degrees, including three honorary degrees, at its 44th Commencement exercises on the campus green on Sunday, June 4.

Faculty support students, institution at 2017 Commencement

Faculty support students, institution at 2017 Commencement

For the faculty, Commencement is the culmination of many years of teaching, mentoring and guiding their students. Here are highlights from UMass Medical School’s 44th Commencement exercises on Sunday, June 4.

Graduates celebrate with friends and family at Commencement

Graduates celebrate with friends and family at Commencement

The weather was sunny and beautiful, but nothing outshone the smiles on the faces of the graduates and their loved ones at the UMass Medical School 44th Commencement in Worcester on Sunday, June 4.

Commencement 2017: Highlights of the ceremony in pictures

Commencement 2017: Highlights of the ceremony in pictures

See highlights of the graduates and distinguished guests at the UMass Medical School 44th Commencement in Worcester on Sunday, June 4.

Chancellor Collins hosts honored guests at pre-Commencement dinner

Chancellor Collins hosts honored guests at pre-Commencement dinner

On Saturday, June 3, Chancellor Michael F. Collins hosted a dinner for honorary degree recipients, including physician, scientist and academic health leader Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD; humanitarian and businessman Víctor Grífols; and Patricia Donahoe, MD, a renowned pediatric surgeon and cancer researcher.

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