University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Type: Public

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  • UMass Chan Medical School: Policy Bars Faculty From Providing Information on Capital Punishment

    September 15, 2021

    In July 2021, administrators at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School issued a statement apologizing for “failing to actively oppose the current state of US capital punishment” and announcing that teaching faculty would be required to “acknowledge and abide by” the administration’s “position” on capital punishment moving forward. The policy required faculty to avoid… Read more

  • UMass Chan Medical School policy restricts what faculty can say about capital punishment

    September 15, 2021

    A recently-imposed policy at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School imposes tight new restrictions on what information faculty may share about capital punishment. The “School of Medicine Statement Regarding Teaching Faculty and Capital Punishment,” sent to faculty over the summer, apologizes for the university’s prior failure “to actively oppose the current state of US… Read more