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University of Massachusetts Medical School Humanities Lab

Medical Humanities Lab: Events

Official website of the Medical Humanities Lab at UMass Medical School

Lab Meetings

Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month in the Rare Book Room of the Lamar Soutter Library. Dates and times for the 2019-2020 Academic Year are as follows:

September 18, 2019 4-5pm

October 16, 2019 5-6pm

November 20, 2019 4-5pm

December 18, 2019 5-6pm

January 15, 2020 4-5pm

February 19, 2020 5-6pm

March 18, 2020 4-5pm

April 15, 2020 5-6pm

May 20, 2020 4-5pm

June 17, 2020 5-6pm

Meeting Documents

Upcoming Events

“Noticing” A Photography Exhibit by Lisa Gussak, MD
Thursday, 01/02-02/27
The Lamar Soutter Library invites you to its Artist in Residence Series, “Noticing” by Lisa Gussak, MD. Drawn to colors and patterns in nature, Dr Gussak began taking pictures of her “everyday world” with her first smart phone. “Noticing” is an eclectic exhibit presenting a detailed perspective and focus of the artist’s close observation of hardscapes & softscapes. 


UMass Chamber & Jazz/Performing Arts Meet & Greet
Monday, 01/06, 6:00pm, AS5.2072
The UMass Chamber & Jazz/Performing Arts group invites musicians, dancers, poets, actors, and performers of all kinds to join us for an informal meet & greet, connect with fellow artists, and start planning for a winter showcase in late January. Snacks provided. Questions? Contact or

Past Events

November 14, 2019, 6pm -- MedMoth

September 3, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm -- UMMS Student Activities Fair, ASC Mutlipurpose Room

May 7, 2019, 5:30-7pm -- Med Moth

May 1, 2019, 12-1:30pm -- 15th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Hosted by the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School