New Face at the Ask an Expert Series

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 13:24

Starting this Thursday, August 9th, an expert from the Conflict of Interest team will join a growing number of research support experts in the library classroom from 12:30-1:30 pm to take questions from researchers of all types at UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial. 

So if you're asking yourself, how do I know if I have a financial conflict of interest? Drop in during an Ask an Expert session to find out! 

Read more about the Ask an Expert drop-in sessions 

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Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 16:17

The Lamar Soutter Library is excited to announce that it will be hosting Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn from September 10- October 20, 2018. Per the National Library of Medicine, the exhibition “explores an increasingly popular, yet little-known literary field that presents personal illness narratives and health information through the medium of comics.

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”.

SAVE THE DATE! The 14th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:12

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 12:00 – 1:30, Albert Sherman Center Auditorium (AS 2.2102)

The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, authored by UMass medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and nursing students in programs based at UMass Medical School, Berkshire Medical Center or Worcester Medical Center/St. Vincent's, or Baystate Medical Center.