2018 EDUCATION- Archives -
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools names UMass Medical School in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, coming in 14th among 144 medical schools and 33 schools of osteopathic medicine surveyed by the weekly news magazine in its 2019 edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a grant to UMass Medical School to create a training program that will qualify medical, nurse practitioner and physician assistant students to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid-addicted patients. Daniel Mullin, PsyD, is principal investigator on the grant.
Medical and graduate nursing Students in the Rural Health Scholars Pathway at UMass Medical School conducted a study to identify end-of-life planning concerns and needs of Martha’s Vineyard’s aging population, as reported in the Nov. 5 issue of the Vineyard Gazette.
UMass Medical School has been selected as one of four recipients of the Association of American Medical Colleges Curricular Innovation Award for its Opioid Safe-prescribing Training Immersion program.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation tapped UMass Medical School critical care expert Kimberly Fisher, MD, MSc, to address improving care in the ICU at the 2018 Planetree International Conference on Person-Centered Care.
UMass Medical School is working with Harvard, Tufts and Boston University to develop standards for end-of-life medical training, according to an article in the Oct. 10 Boston Globe.
A new study by UMass Medical School pediatric endocrinology expert Benjamin Nwosu, MD, finds that children in the United States exposed to second-hand smoke are far more likely to be low on vitamin D than their unexposed peers.
Second-year School of Medicine student Amanda Whitehouse has been selected as the new chair of American Medical Association’s Membership Engagement and Recruitment Committee.
With a three-year, $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in collaboration with the American Chemical Society will measure the impact of career development planning for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dean Mary Ellen Lane, PhD, welcomed and congratulated 52 graduate students entering the transformative years of their doctoral research during the GSBS Qualifying Exam Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 18.