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.
Thirty-six students marked an educational and professional milestone at their Graduate Entry Pathway Pinning Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 17, as they received pins symbolizing their entry into the profession.
The School of Medicine Class of 2022 at UMass Medical School donned their white coats for the first time in a heartfelt ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14, under a tent on the campus green, as the first-year medical students accepted the mantel of the medical profession.
UMass Medical School will celebrate the new academic year with a full slate of events recognizing student and faculty accomplishments beginning with the formal Convocation and Investiture ceremonies on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 4 p.m. in the Albert Sherman Center auditorium.
African-American men make up less than 7 percent of students enrolled in United States medical schools, according to a WBUR/National Public Radio podcast, but too few Americans are focused on the problem, says Mark Johnson, MD, PhD.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force is calling for universal screening and treatment of pregnant and postpartum women at risk for perinatal depression, a move that underscores the need for access to mental health services, such as the MCPAP for Moms program developed at UMass Medical School.