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CenterView: June 14, 2010

CenterView is published every other week, and is the internal publication of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Content features news of interest for and about Medical Center faculty, staff, and students. Content may be reprinted with appropriate credit.

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UMHC RNs, from left, Susie Bell of Batson Critical Care Transport, Phillip Grisham of 2 North and Mignon Banks of Labor and Delivery
UMHC RNs, from left, Susie Bell of Batson Critical Care Transport, Phillip Grisham of 2 North and Mignon Banks of Labor and Delivery

Nurse satisfaction, retention efforts pay huge dividends at UMHC

The nursing shortage that was part of life at the Medical Center for so many decades has quietly and without much fanfare dissolved. The nursing turnover rate at University of Mississippi Health Care (UMHC) is 6.8 percent, down from 22 percent in 2006-07.

Mirror Lake move brings women's specialty clinic closer to community

The ZIP code may have changed but the expertise remains the same at University Physicians-Women's Specialty Care in Flowood. Last month, women's specialty services - including maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric gynecology, urogynecology and gynecologic oncology - moved to the Mirror Lake building off Lakeland Drive.

Dentistry classmates' gift keeps Spraberry's memory alive

Dr. Trey Sutton says it was a longtime friend and mentor who encouraged him to become a dentist, and once Sutton earned his degree, that same mentor hired him to be a partner in his Gulfport practice.

UMMC volunteers offer 'supporting leg' for international dance competition

Every four years, Jackson assumes center stage in the world of fine arts when it hosts the USA International Ballet Competition. And volunteers from the University of Mississippi Medical Center have played an integral role in maintaining the dance festival's reputation for outstanding hospitality.

Combined residency-Ph.D. program unique in orthopedic surgery

In return for a seven-year residency in orthopedic surgery during which he earned a Ph.D., Dr. Arun Aneja figures he's earning a chance to help millions of people.

Clinician ceremony marks SOM students' transition

Dr. Rebecca Waterer, associate professor of medicine, helps Matt Miller, M3, don his new white coat during the second Jeanette Pullen Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society Student Clinician Ceremony June 7 at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. The ceremony, sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, marks the transition of medical students from the classroom to the clinical years.