As the state’s only academic medical center, the University of Mississippi Medical Center seeks to improve the health of Mississippi’s population and eliminate health disparities through education, research and patient care.
UMMC includes six hospitals, 35 clinics and more than 200 telehealth sites statewide. Our health care locations serve as teaching sites as part of our mission to educate tomorrow’s caregivers.
UMMC encompasses seven health science schools of medicine, nursing, health related professions, dentistry, pharmacy, graduate studies and population health. The Medical Center includes the state’s only Level I trauma center, only children’s hospital, only organ and bone marrow transplant program and the only Telehealth Center of Excellence, one of two in the nation.
Four of our hospitals – University Hospital, Children’s of Mississippi, Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants, and the Conerly Critical Care Hospital - are on our main campus in Jackson and together house 827 patient beds.
University Hospital is the flagship hospital of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It offers a complete range of primary and specialty care and is home to the state's only Level I trauma center, the highest designation. The facility provides patients with the latest in health care, medical research and technology.
The pediatric arm of UMMC that includes the state’s only children’s hospital and specialty clinics around the state, Children’s of Mississippi is home to the state’s sole pediatric emergency room; pediatric intensive care unit; Level IV neonatal intensive care unit, the highest designation; and cardiac surgery program for congenital heart conditions. The children’s hospital’s Batson Tower is home to the Children’s of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, and its Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower includes a pediatric imaging suite, children's surgery and outpatient specialty clinics for follow-up care.
Wiser Hospital provides obstetric and gynecologic services, as well as advanced care for critically low- birthweight infants in its neonatal intensive care unit. It includes Women’s Urgent Care, Mississippi's only OB-GYN emergency room.
Our critical care hospital offers specialized intensive care for medical, cardiac, surgical and neuroscience patients. The state's only bone marrow transplant unit is housed here, providing a comfortable setting for a patient's extended stay.
UMMC Holmes County, a 25-bed critical access hospital, provides medical outreach through services and clinics in Lexington.
Residents of Grenada County and the region receive high-quality care close to home. Our hospital and our outpatient clinics provide a broad range of health services to adults and children, including a labor and delivery unit, abdominal transplant clinic services and specialty care available only through the state's sole academic medical center.
In addition to our hospitals, UMMC includes University Physicians, the state’s largest medical group representing more than 125 specialties. This network of providers includes more than 1,000 health care specialists and subspecialists.
University Physicians caregivers see patients statewide through our hospitals, clinics and telehealth locations. Most physicians also serve the future of medicine in dual roles as UMMC faculty, coordinating groundbreaking research and teaching tomorrow’s health care leaders.