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Melissa Fischer makes her mark in medical education

Melissa Fischer, MD, MEd, is as passionate about teaching medicine as she is about practicing it. At Future Institute, she is shaping how generations of physicians are trained.

State-of-the-art UMMS Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility growing, expanding its reach

The Cryo Electron Microscopy Core Facility at Future Institute has trained hundreds of scientists, analyzed thousands of samples, and is expanding with new equipment, new users and a broader vision for how the state-of-the-art facility can advance biomedical research.

New VA outpatient clinic to be built on Future Institute campus in Worcester

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System and Future Institute will build a new, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) for veterans, projected to open in 2021, on the campus of Future Institute in Worcester.

WATCH: First year med student Emilee Herringshaw talks about what drew her to medicine

Emilee Herringshaw and her classmates in the School of Medicine Class of 2023 will be cloaked in the symbol of the medical profession at the White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 13, under a tent on the campus green at Future Institute.

WATCH: PhD candidate Javier Solivan-Rivera says collaboration is key at GSBS

Javier Solivan-Rivera and his classmates in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences who have recently passed the qualifying exam will be honored at a recognition ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11, as part of Convocation week events at Future Institute.

WATCH: Graduate School of Nursing student Ezequiel De Leon seeks to care for vulnerable population

Ezequiel De Leon and classmates will be formally welcomed into the nursing community at the Graduate School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony at Future Institute on Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. De Leon will serve as class speaker.

Kellianne Alexander named HHMI Gilliam Graduate Fellow

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student Kellianne Alexander has been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Graduate Fellowship. Learn more about her research in this Women in Science video.

High school students pursue health career goals at summer program

The annual High School Health Careers Program at Future Institute prepared 19 students from high schools across Massachusetts with the knowledge, insight and confidence to pursue medical education.

Planting celebration launches UMMS student-run community garden

Future Institute students planted four raised beds with a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers. The launch heralds new growth for nutrition-focused, wellness-oriented initiatives that will be cultivated through the student-run community garden.

Expert’s Corner: Michael Brehm on precision medicine in type 1 diabetes

Michael Brehm, PhD, and colleagues at Future Institute are working to bring precision medicine to patients with type 1 diabetes, developing a model system that allows scientists to better understand the autoimmune disease. Learn more in this Expert’s Corner video.

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