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Chancellor Collins recognizes UMMS community for putting ‘others above themselves’

Chancellor Collins recognizes UMMS community for putting ‘others above themselves’

Chancellor Michael F. Collins reflects on the early graduation for the School of Medicine Class of 2020 in a video address to the UMass Medical School community taped on Monday, April 6.

UMass Medical School pair lay groundwork for COVID-19 DCU field hospital

UMass Medical School pair lay groundwork for COVID-19 DCU field hospital

Grant Lewandrowski, MD, SOM '20, and Blake Foster, SOM '21, are helping the region prepare for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients by readying the city’s DCU Center to function as a field hospital.

Online pandemic curriculum brings diverse impacts of COVID-19 to medical students

Online pandemic curriculum brings diverse impacts of COVID-19 to medical students

Third-year medical students at UMass Medical School are getting real-time lessons in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic—a topic not covered in medical textbooks—through an innovative online pandemic curriculum.

School of Medicine Class of 2020 ‘ready to give back’

School of Medicine Class of 2020 ‘ready to give back’

Members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 graduated early and say they are well prepared to help on the frontlines of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

UMass Medical School confers 135 Doctor of Medicine degrees in virtual commencement proceedings

UMass Medical School confers 135 Doctor of Medicine degrees in virtual commencement proceedings

Virtual graduation proceedings took place months early, enabling members of the School of Medicine Class of 2020 to join the Massachusetts health care workforce immediately to help take on the unprecedented COVID-19 challenge.

Medical students train to support telehealth visits with patients

Medical students train to support telehealth visits with patients

A group of third- and fourth-year School of Medicine students learned the nuts and bolts of telehealth at UMass Memorial Medical Center last week so they can step in and help patients and providers with routine patient visits remotely.

School of Medicine virtual commencement taking place Tuesday, March 31, at noon

School of Medicine virtual commencement taking place Tuesday, March 31, at noon

The 47th annual commencement of the School of Medicine at UMass Medical School is taking place weeks ahead of schedule, enabling 135 new physicians to enter medical practice immediately to help take on the health care system’s unprecedented COVID-19 challenge.

VA building project continues, changes to South Road garage coming soon

VA building project continues, changes to South Road garage coming soon

The former Massachusetts Department of Transportation District 3 office in Worcester has been demolished to make way for the new medical building that will house the VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System’s new community-based outpatient clinic at UMass Medical School.

‘Acts of kindness abound’ among UMass Medical School community says Chancellor Collins in video address

‘Acts of kindness abound’ among UMass Medical School community says Chancellor Collins in video address

In his March 30 video address to the UMass Medical School community, Chancellor Michael F. Collins recognized the many people who have stepped up to help as everyone copes with the COVID-19 pandemic.

UMMS, three Boston medical schools to accelerate graduation of class of 2020

UMMS, three Boston medical schools to accelerate graduation of class of 2020

Chancellor Collins announced that Massachusetts has approved an unprecedented initiative to accelerate the graduation of fourth-year School of Medicine students, thereby providing them with the opportunity to begin their careers as physicians early and at a most critical time when they will be able to promptly shore up hospital medical staff.

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