2012 EDUCATION- Archives -
The Center for Integrated Primary Care is bringing a proven technique for influencing positive behavior change to local primary care providers.
The History of Medicine elective appeals to students who understand that history holds valuable lessons for their profession.
The Mathematics Learning Community program developed by the Regional Science Resource Center has been accepted for inclusion in the STEMworks! Change the Equation database.
Gastroenterologist John Zawacki, MD, winner of the 2012 Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award, was featured in the Boston Globe on Monday, Dec. 10.
During the Graduate School of Nursing’s Fall Interprofessional Simulation Day, participants receive realistic training in managing various acute-care emergencies.
Long regarded as one of the least glamorous and lowest-paid of the medical specialties, primary care is getting new recognition as the bedrock of health care reform. “To get our costs under control, we must shift to a more robust primary–care centered health care delivery system,” said Dennis Dimitri, MD, FAAFP, vice chair and clinical associate professor of family medicine & community health. But the number of students choosing primary care has dropped dramatically in the last decade. “It’s urgent that we address this problem as quickly as possible,” he said.
The 2013 Children of the World calendars are on sale now - proceeds will enable two medical students from Nicaragua to travel to Worcester for clinical rotations.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted a recognition dinner for the volunteers who have contributed their time and facilities to the UMass Advanced Placement Biology Labs.
Mai-Lan Rogoff, MD, will retire from her role as associate dean for student affairs in June 2013.
Kathleen Miller, EdD, received one of the nursing profession’s highest honors when she was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.