University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA, US
|Rating||Score||Valid Through||Liaison||Submitted||Executive Letter|
|Silver||46.18||April 3, 2023||Suzanne Wood||April 3, 2020||Download|
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As a graduate institution focused on medical education and research, the Medical School’s academic programing and research therefore does not include sustainability as part of the course work or degree programs.
|Academic Courses||Complete||7.12 / 14.00|
|Learning Outcomes||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 8.00|
|Undergraduate Program||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 3.00|
|Graduate Program||Not Applicable||
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
|Immersive Experience||Complete||2.00 / 2.00|
|Sustainability Literacy Assessment||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 4.00|
|Incentives for Developing Courses||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 2.00|
|Campus as a Living Laboratory||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 4.00|
|Student Educators Program||Complete||4.00 / 4.00|
|Student Orientation||Complete||1.27 / 2.00|
|Student Life||Complete||0.75 / 2.00|
|Outreach Materials and Publications||Complete||1.25 / 2.00|
|Outreach Campaign||Complete||4.00 / 4.00|
|Assessing Sustainability Culture||Complete||0.25 / 1.00|
|Employee Educators Program||Complete||0.45 / 3.00|
|Employee Orientation||Complete||1.00 / 1.00|
|Staff Professional Development||Complete||1.25 / 2.00|
|Landscape Management||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 2.00|
This credit is weighted more heavily for institutions that own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to any of the following:
Institutions may identify legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and regions of conservation importance using the Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) for Research & Conservation Planning, the U.S. Information, Planning, and Conservation (IPaC) decision support system, or an equivalent resource or study.
This credit is weighted more heavily for institutions located in areas of water stress and scarcity and less heavily for institutions in areas with relative water abundance. The points available for this credit are determined by the level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus,, as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas and detailed in the following table:
|Rainwater Management||Complete||0.00 / 2.00|
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