Office of Physician Relations

Left to right: Mechelle Keeton, PhD, Director, Office of Physician Relations; John Purvis, MD, Lead Physician, Office of Physician Relations; and Kate Wingo Feldman, Physician LiaisonThe Office of Physician Relations serves to monitor and strengthen physician relationships within UMMC and with external physicians. Our goal is to support UMMC physicians and promote them throughout our organization and in the community.

The Office of Physician Relations works and coordinates efforts with UMMC Marketing and Public Affairs in order to ensure a unified branding message in line with the strategic goals of UMMC.

External promotion

  • Clinic visits
  • CME presentations
  • Educational dinners
  • Lunch & Learns

Internal promotion

  • University Physicians broadcast
  • Brown bag lunches
  • Lunch & Learns
  • Meet & Greets
  • Faculty introductions
  • UMMC Grenada CME presentations
  • Communication and reporting
  • Biannual meetings with clinical departments to provide updates and garner feedback
  • Quarterly meetings with Medical Center senior leadership
  • EPIC referral reports
  • Internal and external promotional report