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1 April 2008 Welcome to New Hire Orientation University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Overview Sponsored by Human Resources

2 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Objectives: By the end of this session, you should be able to identify: –Who we are –What we do –Important milestones for UMMS

3 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance University of Massachusetts Medical School 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. UMMS comprises of: School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Nursing Biomedical research enterprise Public service initiatives

4 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Timeline : Legislation establishes University of Massachusetts Medical School 1970: First medical students begin classes in Shaw Building 1974: First class graduates 16 MDs 1979: PhD program begins 1986: Graduate School of Nursing opens 1986: PhD program becomes Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1994: Graduate School of Nursing initiates PhD program 1998: UMass Clinical System and Memorial Health Care merge to form UMass Memorial Health Care

5 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Timeline 2001-Present 2001: Lazare Research Building (LRB) opens 2005: Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories open new manufacturing and filling facility in Mattapan 2006: Craig Mello, PhD, Blais University Chair in Molecular Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, is awarded the Medical School's first Nobel Prize 2007: Michael F. Collins, MD, is named chancellor and Terence R. Flotte, MD, is named dean of the School of Medicine. 2008: Construction of the 278,000-square-foot Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) begins. Fall 2009: Groundbreaking for the Albert Sherman Center, a 500,000-square- foot research and education facility slated for completion in 2012.

6 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Pioneering advances in education, research, public service and healthcare delivery. Dr. Michael F. Collins Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences for the University of Massachusetts

7 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses UMass Campuses

8 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance UMass Campuses UMass educates more than 60,000 students and confers more than 11,000 degrees at its campuses in: –Amherst –Boston –Dartmouth –Lowell –Worcester –UMass online – delivers accredited online programs

9 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses Graduate School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Three Schools

10 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Schools School of Medicine – committed to training in the full range of medical discipline with an emphasis on primary care, in the public sector and the underserved in Massachusetts. U.S. News & World Report ranks UMMS eighth in primary care of 146 medical schools in their current report. Graduate School of Bioscience – students receive a broad background in the basic medical science to prepare for research with direct relevance to human disease. Graduate School of Nursing –offers master's, post-master's and doctoral degrees, providing high quality education to prepare registered professional and advanced practice nurses within nurse practitioner and nurse educator specialties.

11 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Clinical partner University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses Graduate School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences UMMHC

12 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance UMass Memorial Partnership UMass Memorial is the clinical partner of UMMS and the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts. UMass Memorial encompasses: –a multi-campus academic medical center –member and affiliated community hospitals –community-based physician practices –ambulatory clinics –long-term care facilities –home health agencies –hospice programs –rehabilitation and behavioral health services Home to the nations top Neonatal ICU unit Regions first, and one of the nations busiest, air ambulance service-LifeFlight Office of Public Affairs and Publications

13 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Clinical partner University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses Graduate School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences UMMHC Clinical Services and Departments Basic Science ResearchEducationService Graduate Medical Education Continuing Medical Education Pipeline Programs Student Services

14 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Clinical Services and Basic Science occupational and environmental health diabetes molecular genetics immunology, virology AIDS cancer signal transduction structural biology (with attention to innovative drug design) prevention bone cell biology chemical biology gene function and expression neurosciences imaging The University of Massachusetts Medical School is a major force in both basic science and clinical research. Our areas of concentrations include:

15 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Clinical partner University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses Graduate School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences UMMHC Clinical Services and Departments Basic Science ResearchEducationService Graduate Medical Education Continuing Medical Education Pipeline Programs Student Services Commonwealth Medicine Contracts & Consulting to Serve the Underserved and Vulnerable Populations Auxiliary Enterprises

16 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Commonwealth Medicine The public, non-profit consulting component of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Provide consulting, healthcare, research, training, IT and business solutions to public agencies Programs help Massachusetts and many other state and local health care agencies increase the value and quality of health care expenditures, and improve access and delivery of care to underserved populations Conduct business in 16 other states 40 Locations across Mass

17 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Clinical partner University of Massachusetts 5 Campuses Graduate School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences UMMHC Clinical Services and Departments Basic Science ResearchEducationService Graduate Medical Education Continuing Medical Education Pipeline Programs Student Services Commonwealth Medicine Contracts & Consulting to Serve the Underserved and Vulnerable Populations Auxiliary Enterprises Mass Biologics Orphan Vaccine Research & Vaccine Production

18 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories (MBL)is the only publicly operated, FDA-licensed, vaccine manufacturing facility in the country still operated by a state government agency. Facilities in Jamaica Plain and Mattapan Leader in immunization $85 million in revenue State has greater access to needed vaccines and has saved the Commonwealth millions by reducing reliance on commercially produced vaccines MBL pioneered vaccines to protect infants and toddlers from serious respiratory illness Develops “orphan drugs” –Little appeal for drug companies to produce

19 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance UMMS Locations

20 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance UMMS Facts & Figures 6,950 employees statewide 2,710 full and part-time Basic Science & Clinical Faculty 1290 students in all three graduate schools (in 2010) 1260 Commonwealth Med 450 in Correctional Health Alumni 4,510

21 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Facts & Figures – 2010 Revenues Total Revenue 1,069.2 million

22 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) 2010 ACC will provide over 230,000 square feet for –medical and nursing education – clinical research and clinical practice programs –ACC will be the Medical School’s greenest building to date Fosters collaboration among clinical and basic science dept – –Goal of shortening time between lab breakthroughs and clinical application

23 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Albert Sherman Center Office of Public Affairs and Publications Interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art research and education facility that will encourage interaction and collaboration among researchers and promote innovation and synergies across disciplines Construction complete Fall 2012

24 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Human Resource Overview

25 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance HR Policy and Procedures

26 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Probationary Period First 6-months of employment are the probationary period for new employees. During your probationary period, your supervisor will discuss your job and performance expectations and assist you in meeting your job and performance responsibilities. Your supervisor will conduct an evaluation of your job performance prior to the end of your probationary period. If your performance or behavior does not meet the school’s standards you may be terminated prior to the end of the probationary period.

27 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance HR New Employee Website  Orientation Resources  Manager Resources  Learning and Development  HR Direct  HR Policies  HR Capsule (newsletter)

28 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance HR Direct  Online and printable pay advice  Access to previous pay period statements and Employee Self-Service and Peoplesoft training Office of Public Affairs and Publications

29 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Conflict of Interest Law New state law mandates that all state employees be provided with a summary of the state’s Conflict of Interest Law within 30 days of employment, and annually thereafter. Required to acknowledge in writing that they have been provided with this summary. Employee acknowledgment using HR Direct Employee must complete online training within 30 days of employment Office of Public Affairs and Publications

30 April 21, 2015 UMMS at a glance Thank you for viewing our presentation.


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