21 Sep Celebrating Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School
Our mission: To advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery along with clinical partner UMass Memorial Health Care, the largest health care provider in Central Massachusetts.
UMMS was founded in 1962 to provide affordable, high-quality medical education to state residents and to increase the number of primary care physicians practicing in underserved areas of Massachusetts. Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education, we’re also a research powerhouse, withfederal and private research grants and contracts exceeding $240 million in fiscal year 2013. Enhancing health and science education, ensuring community health, building a diverse workforce and enriching lives through extensive community outreach are all parts of our mission.