LSL NOW News and Events of the Lamar Soutter Library

LWW Health Library is now available

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 09:42

LWW Health Library delivers health science education and clinical content directly to students, faculty, and staff through a single portal—providing interactive online access to essential texts, images, real-life case studies, and quiz banks specifically tailored for the specialty. LWW Health Library provides essential clinical and educational content for students during their clerkship/clinical rotations.

Key features of LWW Health Library include:

Unveiling of the Portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine”

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:06

The Chancellor and Dean invite you to join them for the unveiling of the portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine” by Artist Alan Witschonke

The portrait celebrates an important, transformative and Nobel Prize-winning event in medical science, public health and the history of medicine by growing the polio virus for the first time in tissue culture, here in Massachusetts, which enabled the vaccine development. Dr.

"Stories from the Shadows: Reflections of a Street Doctor", by James O’Connell, MD

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 10:39

Dr. O’Connell will share his remarkable stories of his experience with homeless men, women, and children, and speak of the humanity and courage of people who struggle to survive on the streets.  Join us on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, for a book signing and readings beginning at 5:30 pm in the Faculty Conference Room, University of Massachusetts Medical School.

The Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:40

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, noon – 1:30, Albert Sherman Center Auditorium

“Creative writing gives health professionals in training a special opportunity to reflect on their experiences, to maintain their humanity, and to heighten their empathy for the suffering of their patients. These are qualities that bring doctors closer to their patients…”- Dr. Richard Berlin

"A Picture of Serenity" an art exhibit by Parijata Jain

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 11:10

Exhibiting April 3 - May 30, 2018

Parijata believes being outside is good for the soul as reflected through her art, “I bring the inside out and outside in”.  Looking at Parijata’s creations, one can capture a serene sense of the artist, her surroundings, and her talent as she translates the positive energy of nature, and fittingly titled her exhibition “A Picture of Serenity”.