About UMass Medical School

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), the state’s first and only public academic health sciences center, focuses on enhancing the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering innovations in education, research and health care delivery. UMMS is one of the fastest-growing research institutions in the country! We educate physicians, scientists and advanced practice nurses to heal, discover, teach and care, with compassion. UMMS is a world-class institution that was ranked #5 in 2014 as one of the leading medical schools in the nation for primary care education by U.S. News & World Report. The institution ranks near the top among public medical schools in the Northeast in the amount of funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Commonwealth Medicine and MassBiologics are business units of UMMS that help us provide services and programs to meet the needs of the public.

Commonwealth Medicine (CWM) is the health care consulting arm o