• Convocation 2017: Chancellor recognizes ‘smart minds, great science and genuine collegiality’ at UMMS

    In his Convocation address, Chancellor Michael F. Collins praised the campus community for its collaborative environment and awarded Chancellor’s Medals to four distinguished faculty for their exemplary teaching, scholarship, clinical excellence and service.

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  • U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, left, listens as Chancellor Michael F. Collins speaks at the forum on NIH funding at UMMS.

    U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, Worcester leaders support critical NIH funding for UMass Medical School

    President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut 22 percent from the FY18 National Institutes of Health budget would cost UMass Medical School from $45 million to $74 million a year, Chancellor Michael F. Collins said at an Aug. 16 panel discussion on NIH funding at UMMS.

  • Worcester Public Schools and UMass Medical School unveil family support services initiative

    UMass Medical School is stocking a school food pantry, distributing 700 backpacks filled with supplies to students and installing washers and dryers in the Worcester Public Schools, thanks to support from the Remillard Family Community Service Fund.

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  • 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 June 4. Chancellor Michael F. Collins presided over the ceremony, calling the graduates, “a force for good, for progress and for equality and inclusion.”

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  • UMass Medical School ranked tops in New England for primary care

    The 2018 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 among 140 medical schools and 30 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed.

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  • UMass Medical School announces $250 million comprehensive campaign

    The Pathways of Promise capital campaign, the largest fundraising effort since the school was founded, was launched to support the school’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and to shape advances in biomedical research and education well into the 21st century.

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‘Matter of Fact: State of Addiction’ primetime special: UMass Medical Schools leads the way in opioid education

‘Matter of Fact: State of Addiction’ primetime special: UMass Medical Schools leads the way in opioid education

UMass Medical School is leading the charge to improve the way medical schools train students and providers to fight opioid abuse, according to the WCVB-TV’s “Matter of Fact: State of Addiction” special.

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The year-long process of developing this 2015-2020 Joint Strategic Plan for UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center revealed deep connections shared by faculty, staff, students and community members, along with a deep commitment to the future success of our institutions, especially as we face dramatic upheavals in health care financing and delivery; medical and health sciences education; and research funding and the translation of research into practice.

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