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We'd like to officially welcome you to UMass Medical School. This blog is a great place to connect with other new employees and learn more about our culture and community. We will schedule some meetups and lunches during your first few months so you can connect with one another. We invite you to post questions and comments. You are encouraged to help answer questions for others as well. The transition into your new role should be as smooth as possible and we want to set you up for success.

Click here to visit our Onboard at UMMS website that offers a wealth of information during your first few months to help you get acclimated.

For instructions on how to post blog comments, click here.

UMass Run 4 Vets - Nov. 4

Posted On: 10/20/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Support our Veterans; Sign Up for the Run4Veterans 5K Road Race/Walk

Show your support for our UMass Memorial Health Care  veterans and raise awareness for Veterans Day by joining the Veterans Employee Resource Group team in signing up for the Run4Veterans 5K Road Race/Walk on Saturday, November 4, 9 am at Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester. Visit the website to register and select UMass Runs 4 Vets from the dropdown menu to join the UMass Memorial team. Cost of registration is $32 and includes a T-shirt. All proceeds support Veterans Inc. and benefit veterans and their families in need. Join us on November 4 to show your support for our veterans!

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New Course Offerings for Employees

Posted On: 10/03/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

photoNew employee training courses are being offered throughout the rest of the year.

The next training is called "Conflict in the Workplace: Transforming Conflict into Collaboration." The training is open to all employees and is scheduled at all campuses. To learn more, click here.

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Campus Read 2017

Posted On: 09/28/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

BookOur annual Campus Read Program promotes academic discourse and critical thinking on a topic that is both timely and important for our campus community and our mission areas. The book discussion promotes academic discourse and critical thinking on a topic that is both timely and important for our campus community and our mission areas.

One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black Americans. Black Man in a White Coat examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine.

 


 

 

Campus Read Event: A Conversation With Damon Tweedy, MD

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12:00 Noon
Faculty Conference Room
(Lunch Provided @ 11:30 AM)
University Campus

RSVP TODAY

 

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Interop IT

Posted On: 09/21/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

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Join us September 27th for the 4th annual InteropIT to see how IT is paving the way to address community needs by fostering trust, aiming for growth, and fueling innovation.

To learn more, click here.

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New Course Offerings for Employees

Posted On: 09/13/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

websiteNew course offerings are being offered through the Learning & Development Department for employees and managers. To learn more, click here.

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UMass Cancer Walk

Posted On: 08/30/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Cancer Walk

19th Annual UMass Cancer Walk & Run

Sunday, September 24, 2017

UMass Medical School, 55 Lake Ave. N., Worcester, MA

Let's pick up the pace in the fight against cancer!

We are grateful for the thousands of passionate individuals, business leaders and community organizations who have collectively raised nearly $10 million through theUMass Cancer Walk & Run. The funds we raise support cancer research, clinical trials and patient care at the UMass Cancer Center.

To learn more click here.

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UMMS ranks in the top 25 percent

Posted On: 08/25/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

NIHUMass Medical School ranked 29th out of 139 U.S. medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding, according to the 2016 report from the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. Ten academic departments at UMMS ranked in the top 50 among their peers at similarly named departments at U.S. medical schools in this important metric of research competitiveness.

To learn more, click here.

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Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Posted On: 08/17/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

CEOD

The CEOD has nine committees that report and make recommendations for a civil, inclusive and just organization. To learn more about joining the Committees or how to help, click here.

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New Discovery

Posted On: 08/11/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

Smelling the Cheese

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Paul L. Greer, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine, is using the mouse olfactory system to investigate how animals take sensory input from their environment and translate those stimuli into action, with the hope of translating these discoveries into new treatments for a host of neurological disorders, including autism spectrum disorders.

To learn more, click here.

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University Events Schedule

Posted On: 08/03/17 Posted By: Jennifer Shimer Tags: blog, new employee

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The University has a number of events in September. Click here to learn more about upcoming events at the University.

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