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BaccMD graduate wants to serve marginalized populations, expand access to health care

BaccMD graduate wants to serve marginalized populations, expand access to health care

T.H. Chan School of Medicine student Kassandra Jean-Marie was better prepared for medical school because of the UMass Baccalaureate MD Pathway Program.

T.H. Chan School of Medicine celebrates White Coat Ceremonies for Classes of 2024, 2025

T.H. Chan School of Medicine celebrates White Coat Ceremonies for Classes of 2024, 2025

UMass Chan Medical School held two White Coat Ceremonies on Friday, Sept. 17, for the T.H. Chan School of Medicine Classes of 2024 and 2025.

Behind the historic gift: Gerald Chan’s remarks to UMass Chan Medical School community

Behind the historic gift: Gerald Chan’s remarks to UMass Chan Medical School community

Read remarks made by Gerald Chan, on behalf of The Morningside Foundation, on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, during the campus celebration recognizing the $175 million gift from The Morningside Foundation.

Video: UMass Chan Medical School receives historic gift from The Morningside Foundation

Video: UMass Chan Medical School receives historic gift from The Morningside Foundation

The $175 million gift from The Morningside Foundation to UMass Chan Medical School was announced and lauded on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with a special meeting of the UMass Board of Trustees, a morning press event at the UMass Club in Boston and an afternoon celebration on the Worcester campus. See highlights from the day in this video.

UMass Chan Medical School community celebrates ‘momentous occasion’ in Worcester

UMass Chan Medical School community celebrates ‘momentous occasion’ in Worcester

Members of the Worcester campus community at the newly renamed UMass Chan Medical School gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 7, to herald the $175 million donation from The Morningside Foundation.

University of Massachusetts announces $175 million transformational gift to its Medical School

University of Massachusetts announces $175 million transformational gift to its Medical School

The University of Massachusetts is announcing a history-making $175 million donation from The Morningside Foundation to UMass Medical School.

UMass Medical School holds first Learners of Color Orientation

UMass Medical School holds first Learners of Color Orientation

Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Marlina Duncan, EdD, welcomed participants and said it was important to introduce students to the various support structures and resources available to them while at UMass Medical School.

Worcester elementary students greeted with supply-filled backpacks from UMass Medical School

Worcester elementary students greeted with supply-filled backpacks from UMass Medical School

Nearly 600 backpacks were distributed to students at Rice Square, Grafton Street and Union Square elementary schools thanks to the UMass Medical School North Quadrant Support Services partnership with the Worcester Public Schools.

Aspiring nurse scientist driven to help teens overcome adversity

Aspiring nurse scientist driven to help teens overcome adversity

Nursing PhD student Saisha Cintron is driven by a passion to provide support systems to teenagers facing adversity. She chose a PhD program so she’d be in a better position to affect systemic change.

Behind the research: Jae-Hyuck Shim strives to unlock cure for devastating childhood bone disease

Behind the research: Jae-Hyuck Shim strives to unlock cure for devastating childhood bone disease

Jae-Hyuck Shim, PhD, is inspired to develop a gene therapy for fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) after seeing the strength of families who have a child with the rare, crippling disease.

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