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.
Cori Bargmann, PhD, delivers keynote address at UMass Chan's 49th Commencement
Cori Bargmann, PhD, head of science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, head of the Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior, and the Torsten N. Wiesel Professor at The Rockefeller University, delivered the keynote address at UMass Chan Medical School's 49th Commencement. Listen to Dr. Bargmann's full speech in this episode of the Voices of UMass Chan.
Learn more about Dr. Bargmann in this video: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/06/video-inside-the-lives-and-accomplishments-of-cori-bargmann-paula-johnson-and-james-oconnell/
Read more about Commencement: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/02/umass-chan-medical-school-to-celebrate-classes-of-2022-at-49th-commencement-on-june-5/
Key program links pediatricians to psychiatric services for youth during mental health crisis
In a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast, Yael Dvir, MD, and Bruce Waslick, MD, describe how the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program supports Massachusetts pediatricians caring for struggling children and their families, one phone call at a time.
UMass Chan's Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
In this episode, Marlina Duncan, vice chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion at UMass Chan Medical School discusses the institution's focus on building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment on campus.
UMass Chan's Translational Institute for Molecular Therapeutics
In this episode, Miguel Sena-Esteves, PhD, associate professor of neurology, discusses the mission of UMass Chan Medical School's Translational Institute for Molecular Therapeutics.
Learn more about the Translational Institute for Molecular Therapeutics, click here: https://www.umassmed.edu/translational-institute-for-molecular-therapeutics/
Dr. Sena-Esteves wrote an article The Conversation about research leading to the first ever gene therapy for Tay-Sachs disease. https://umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/02/first-gene-therapy-for-tay-sachs-disease-successfully-given-to-two-children/
UMass Chan’s Sustainability and Climate Change Plan
Learn about UMass Chan’s Sustainability and Climate Action Plan in a new Voices of UMass Chan podcast.
The UMass Chan community is encouraged to help and provide their ideas via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The full five-year Sustainability and Climate Action Plan can be found here: https://www.umassmed.edu/growinggreen/newsletter/climate-action-plan-2021-2026/
For more on-campus initiatives, click here: https://www.umassmed.edu/growinggreen
Listen to the full podcast at: umassmed.edu/news/voices.
UMass Chan Scribe Fellowship
The UMass Chan Medical School Scribe Fellowship is a one-year curriculum for highly motivated, recent college graduates who have a desire to gain clinical experience as a scribe during a gap year before applying to medical school. The program is intended for those who are underrepresented in medicine. If you're interested in applying to the fellowship, email Linda Cragin: email@example.com.