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  • Family Medicine residency director Dr. Shannon Pittman illustrates how to tie suture knots to Hannah Barrett and Christie Campbell.

    Medical Encounters II

    Prior to the beginning of the spring semester, MRPSP undergraduates convened at UMMC for Medical Encounters II. Highlights included:

    • Pediatric overview by residency director Dr. Jeff Crout followed by rounds in the Manning Clinic, Batson Children's Hospital clinic and on the hospital ward.
    • "Why Med-Peds?" luncheon with with combined medicine-pediatrics faculty.
    • Internal medicine demonstration on intubation with cardioversion/defibrillation. Students read echocardiograms and perform echocardiograms with three internal medicine chief residents.
    • Suture Clinic hosted by the UMMC family medicine faculty, including chair Dr. Diane Beebe, Dr. Janet Ricks, residency director Dr. Shannon Pittman and second-year resident Dr. Ana Marie Hubert.
    • Simulation and Medical Advanced Skill Education Center tour and demonstration