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Cori Bargmann to deliver keynote address at 2020 UMass Medical School Commencement

Cori Bargmann to deliver keynote address at 2020 UMass Medical School Commencement

At Commencement on May 31, UMass Medical School will recognize the accomplishments of Cori Bargmann, PhD, head of science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Diane Casey Riccio, PhD, and Dan Riccio, committed supporters of UMass Medical School; and Michael P. Angelini, Esq., chairman of the Worcester-based law firm Bowditch.

Solidarity Week for Compassionate Care taking place at UMass Medical School

Solidarity Week for Compassionate Care taking place at UMass Medical School

The UMass Medical School chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society  is participating in the national observance of Solidarity Week for Compassionate Care with a full slate of activities and events.

Filia Van Dessel named Ambrose Scholar by Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

Filia Van Dessel named Ambrose Scholar by Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research has named Filia Van Dessel, SOM ’22, a Paul Ambrose Scholar. Van Dessel will address recreational and physical activity opportunities for youth with disabilities on Martha’s Vineyard with the award.

Student life suite opens at UMass Medical School

Student life suite opens at UMass Medical School

The new student life suite opened at UMass Medical School with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Monday, Jan. 27 showcasing the central location for the offices of Student Life, Student Affairs, the Registrar and Financial Aid.

Student-led study finds implicit bias an important issue for medical trainees

Student-led study finds implicit bias an important issue for medical trainees

In a study published in PLOS ONE, UMass Medical School students found that trainees value becoming aware of their own implicit biases as they prepare to practice medicine.

LISTEN: From music to medicine, Anne Larkin shares journey to UMMS

LISTEN: From music to medicine, Anne Larkin shares journey to UMMS

Meet Anne Larkin, MD, senior associate dean for educational affairs, and hear how her journey led her to UMass Medical School in a new Voices of UMassMed podcast.

BaccMD Pathway Program illuminates path to medical school

BaccMD Pathway Program illuminates path to medical school

Third-year School of Medicine student Monica Tawadros came to UMass Medical School by way of the Baccalaureate MD Pathway Program. She is one of 10 students currently enrolled through the program. Learn more about the pathway in this video.