Welcome to the Voices of UMass Chan podcast, a series that takes you behind the scenes at UMass Chan Medical School, the first and only public academic health sciences center in Massachusetts. In each podcast, we highlight the pioneering research, the innovative education and the people of the Medical School—from researchers to students in the T. H. Chan School of Medicine, the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing and the Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to leadership.
New center focused on accelerating suicide prevention
The Center for Accelerating Practices to End Suicide through Technology Translation (CAPES) at UMass Chan is focused on figuring out how to accelerate best practices into clinical care across a range of health care settings.
Learn more at umassmed.edu/news
UMass Chan offers accelerated three-year MD program
In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast episode, learn about the new accelerated three-year MD Program at UMass Chan Medical School.
Medical students interested in enrolling in the program can find out more info at: https://www.umassmed.edu/som/academics/aMD-AcceleratedMD/
Palliative expert Sunita Puri explores the ‘hidden harms’ of CPR
Palliative care expert Sunita Puri, MD, associate professor of medicine, delves into the complexities surrounding cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. Drawing from her extensive experience in the field of palliative care, Dr. Puri sheds light on the hidden harms of CPR and challenges prevailing beliefs.
Read about her recent article in The New Yorker for further insights into the complexities of CPR in palliative care: https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-weekend-essay/the-hidden-harms-of-cpr
Read about Dr. Puri's book, "That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour.”: https://sunitapuri.com/bio/.
UMass Chan experts discuss benefits, concerns of AI in health care
David McManus, MD’02, MSc and Neil Marya, MD’12, discuss how artificial intelligence will impact the field of medicine and research.
Valuable insight from the HPV and COVID-19 vaccine rollouts
In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast episode, Grace Ryan, PhD, assistant professor of population & quantitative health sciences, discusses her research into vaccine hesitancy, particularly the parallels between the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and COVID-19 vaccines rollout.
Chancellor Collins looks ahead to a vibrant year at UMass Chan
Chancellor Michael F. Collins kicked off the first episode of a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast season days after he welcomed UMass Chan Medical School’s largest medical school class in history. In the podcast, Collins sheds light on UMass Chan’s milestones and its pursuit of excellence as the community advances together.