On March 29, UMass Medical School will officially launch its new student-led chapter of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. SACNAS is an inclusive organization and all members of the UMMS community are invited to become involved.
Barry Feldman, PhD, and James Broadhurst, MD, talked in-depth for a Telegram & Gazette report on suicide prevention efforts in Central Massachusetts.
Sara G. Shields, MD, has been honored by her peers of the Worcester District Medical Society as the district’s 2017 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician.
Chancellor Michael F. Collins called President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut $6 billion from the National Institutes of Health “short-sighted, misguided,” coming just as China, India, Singapore and South Korea are investing heavily in scientific and medical research, in an editorial published in the March 19 Telegram & Gazette.
UMass Medical School celebrated its largest match on Friday, March 17, when the School of Medicine Class of 2017 opened their envelopes in unison at noon sharp.
UMass Medical School ranked higher for primary care education than eight other New England medical schools, including Harvard University and Brown University, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2018 edition, as reported in the Boston Business Journal, Worcester Business Journal and WGBH Radio News.
Pediatric trauma surgeon and public health advocate Michael Hirsh, MD, will be honored for advancing men’s health by the Massachusetts Medical Society at its Men’s Health Summit in June.
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School the best for primary care education in all of New England. UMMS ranks in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, coming in 14th among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2018 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”
Craig Adams, a son-in-law of former Massachusetts Gov. Paul Cellucci, is one of five Boston Marathon runners supporting the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund.
UMass Medical School’s study of patient-reported outcomes following total joint replacement surgery embodies how front-line clinicians can be leaders in building continuously learning health care systems, according to a new discussion paper from the National Academy of Medicine. Patricia Franklin, MD, MBA, MPH, is co-author of the paper.