Dr. Sokoloff: What Men Should Know about Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is more prominent among young men and the rates of prevalence are rising. Luckily, it is very treatable but young men are encouraged to be aware of risk factors, warning signs and symptoms. Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, chair of urology, explains in our recent Health Watch.

Learn How Our Employees Spread Holiday Cheer to Youngest Patients

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are pictured (left photo) with newborns Brianna and Brendan Morales in the NICU and (right photo) one-month-old baby Frank in the Children's Medical Center. 

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are pictured (left photo) with newborns Brianna and Brendan Morales in the NICU and (right photo) one-month-old baby Frank in the Children’s Medical Center.

Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves visited our pediatric patients last week delivering holiday cheer, gifts and refreshments to families. Special thanks go out to our Santa, Robert Svensson, NP, hospital medicine, who teamed up with for the second year with Cheryl Killoran, RN, nurse education specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), also known as Mrs. Claus, and Child Life Program elves. The Santa team brought holiday spirit to our youngest patients who needed to spend the holidays in the hospital. Santa and Mrs. Claus visited 22 patients in both our pediatric unit and pediatric intensive care unit on the University Campus. They then traveled over to the NICU on Memorial Campus for family photos, cookies and hot chocolate.

Medical Group Welcomes Psychiatrists: Dr. Chin Feman and Dr. Morgan

  • Drs ChinFeman_MorganSiu Ping Chin Feman, MD, received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed her residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School and an addiction psychiatry fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chin Feman is board certified in psychiatry and currently specializes in psychiatry at Community Healthlink in Worcester. To schedule an appointment, call 855-UMass-MD. See online profile; visit website.
  • Wynne Morgan, MD, received her medical degree from the Medical School and completed both her adult psychiatry residency and child and adolescent fellowship at the Medical Center/Medical School. Dr. Morgan is currently specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry for the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project, located on our University Campus. She also specializes in perinatal psychiatry and sees pregnant and postpartum mothers in the Community Women’s Center on our Memorial Campus. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Morgan, call 855-UMass-MD. See online profile; visit website.

Find Updated Medical Center Policies Now Posted on OurNet

Visit the OurNet policy page to view all Medical Center policies, the latest policy newsletter (December issue), FAQs, and policy and procedure templates. Have any policy updates? Email the policy administrator with necessary changes. The following policies have recently been updated and posted:

  • Policy 2080 – Adult Parenteral Nutrition – Inpatient
  • Policy 2211 – Emergency Use of Investigational Drugs
  • Policy 2510 – Insertion, Care and Maintenance of All Intravascular Catheters
  • Policy 2518 – Verification of Expiration Date for Selected Products
  • Policy 3001 – Managing UMass Memorial External Website