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.
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Five UMass ALS Cellucci Fund supporters to run Boston Marathon
Each member of the team is fundraising in honor of a loved one
Five people will represent the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund in the 2018 Boston Marathon to raise awareness of and funds for breakthrough amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research (ALS) underway at UMass Medical School. All of the runners have been personally touched by ALS. To read more, click here.
School of Medicine Class of 2018 will learn residency destinations at noon on Friday, March 16
After at least four years of undergraduate study and another four years of medical school , it will all come down to this for the School of Medicine Class of 2018 on Match Day: the envelope, please.
On Friday, March 16, at noon, graduating medical students will tear open their National Residency Match envelopes simultaneously to reveal where they will spend the next three to seven years as medical residents. UMass Medical School marks the importance of the event with a schoolwide celebration for family, friends, faculty and fellow students.
UMMS Human Resources is excited to launch the latest in its employee testimonial video series, "Different UMMS Paths but a Common Experience". Our new videos feature four UMMS employees who have very different jobs but who share a common view, they embrace the richness of backgrounds and ideas at UMMS.
Learn more about the experiences of working at UMMS from those who work here. Listen as these employees share their stories of working with a variety of colleagues and students and how having a diverse group of people to work with each day gives them a rewarding career experience.
The Professional Women’s Committee is proud to sponsor the 6th Annual Clothing Drive to benefit Dress for Success Worcester. This is an exciting fund raiser where we seek participation from everyone by donating clothes or shopping at our boutique. Clothing collection will begin on Monday, February 26, and last through March 16th. The donated clothing will then be sold in our Famous Clothing Boutique.
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Locations: Various work sites
Student awards and Chancellor’s Awards will be presented at Jan. 22 Martin Luther King Day observance
Recipients of the 2018 MLK Semester of Service Student Awards at UMass Medical School will use the $500 awards to facilitate a student day of service to Worcester community organizations; maintain a STEM enrichment program for middle school students; and continue a program that assists young men of color who want to pursue careers in medicine.
In a professional work setting, many people feel that they have to hide aspects of themselves in order to fit in or to be taken seriously. People of diverse backgrounds can especially feel that they have to conceal aspects of themselves at work.
If we are a system that strives for diversity and inclusion of diverse perspectives how do we assess, explore and share our authentic self? During our dialogue, we will explore the concept of authentic self and how we bring our authentic self to the workplace.
Location: South Street Date: Friday, January 19th Place: 4th Floor Amphitheater Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. RSVP Today
Location: Schrafft Center Date: Friday, January 26th Place: 7th Floor Conference Room Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. RSVP Today
Space is limited and RSVP required. Please feel free to bring a friend and your lunch! Call Devon Spicknall, the CWM CDC Coordinator, at X65314 with any questions In collaboration and support from the UMMS Diversity and Inclusion Office
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.” The 2018 U.S. News report marks a rise of two spots for UMMS in both primary care and research, which was ranked 50th. To read more, click here.
This is the season to give thanks and what better way to give thanks than by having pie! We invite the UMMS and UMMHC community to gather as a “thank you” celebration in appreciation for all your hard work and dedicated effort put forth this past year. We look forward to seeing you at one of the locations!
To learn more about the upcoming dates, click hereto view the calendar on the Intranet Home Page.