Welcome to the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education (OUME) website. These linked pages describe our role in advancing education, community and scholarship for the students and faculty of UMass Medical School. Our programs cover a wide range of curricular activities from design and management to educational seed grants, structured extracurricular experiences locally or oversees, and support of research opportunities. The OUME works in collaboration with a broad range of partners on campus and throughout the community to provide a comprehensive array of resources and expertise in support of teaching and learning.
We hope that you will follow up this virtual tour with a visit to our offices to meet the OUME Team! Please feel free to contact us with any questions; we look forward to working with you.
Medical Education Grants
Northeast Group on Educational Affaires (NEGEA) provides funding for new Medical Education Scholarship Discretion and Evaluation (MESRE) projects for a two-year period and is especially interested in collaborations across institutions or sections (UME, GME, CPD), Application due September 27, 2019. Learn more
Medical Education Resources
Publish your innovative educational resources in MedEdPORTAL:
is a peer reviewed and the open-access online, AAMC Journal of Teaching and Learning that is now part of MedLine. Contact Gail March Cohen, PhD, Faculty Mentor for MedEdPORTAL, about your educational resource and she will assist you in preparing a proposal for submission.
This updated version of is an online journal that is open access, post-publication, peer reviewed journal for medical and healthcare professions education. Healthcare professionals in education can demonstrate their scholarship by contributing papers or reviewing publications.
From Medical Education Discretion and Development:
The newest edition of the is now available on the under news and updates as well as on the page. We welcome any suggestions to the guide as we try to capture all of the relevant journals and repositories. If you would like to suggest additions or changes, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the bibliography, Sheila Green from Texas A&M created a companion document “Quality Indicators for Journals of Medical Education Scholarship”. This document is available at