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.
Twenty-nine people were recognized for their contributions to student education at UMass Medical School at the 18th annual Educational Recognition Awards ceremony, where Julie A. Jonassen, PhD, delivered the Last Lecture “Medical Education and the Case of the Missing Dromedary.”
Janet Hale, PhD, and Linda Cragin, MS, received the Outstanding Poster Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties for emphasizing why health care providers should ask patients if they or someone close to them has served in the military.
School of Medicine student Marian Younge credits the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative for helping her pursue a career in medicine.
Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry’s 2016 Public Service Award.
Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Arthur M. Pappas, MD, a cherished pillar of UMass Medical School and a pioneering orthopedic surgeon and educator, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, at the age of 84, Chancellor Michael F. Collins has announced.
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.
The Graduate School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing degree program has been ranked in the top 20 percent of 259 programs nationwide by the U.S. News & World Report 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”
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.