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Alexandra Tzotzolas, a School of Nursing student, wears a face shield and maintains her distance from other classmates while she listens to the heart and lungs of a mannequin in the SON’s simulation lab. Students in all seven UMMC schools who venture onto campus this fall will have to adhere to specific safety guidelines.

Pandemic sparks classroom flexibility, staff creativity for fall semester

Monday, August 10, 2020

When COVID-19 reached the University of Mississippi Medical Center's academic halls last spring, each of the seven schools on campus quickly transitioned traditional classrooms to online learning opportunities. While the pandemic continues to ravage the state five months later, the Council of Deans has planned a hybrid approach to educating the state's future health care workforce this fall. Read More

EMTs with American Medical Response wheel into the Adult Emergency Department an area nursing home patient having complications in his recovery from COVID.

For sickest COVID patients, struggle for recovery begins with emergency care

Monday, August 10, 2020

In the Medical Center’s Adult Emergency Department, care for a growing number of COVID patients has a domino effect. Between those patients, the traumatically injured and desperately ill, and many COVID and non-COVID patients who need hospitalization but must wait for an open room, the ED’s 52 beds can’t keep up. That calls for a flexible, creative, mission-oriented front line. Read More

Kids are special. Children’s hospitals are, too.

Young patients have physical, mental and social needs that call for the medical care that only a children’s hospital can provide. See what makes Children’s of Mississippi care at the state’s only children’s hospital special.

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi: Safety you can rely on

Dr. Lisa Didion, associate chief medical officer for Children’s of Mississippi and a pediatric hospitalist, shares what the state’s only children’s hospital and its clinics are doing to keep patients and families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published on Friday, August 7, 2020

People of the U: Caleb Zumbro

When you’re a new chemical engineering grad and realize you don’t want to sit in front of a computer all day, you go to medical school.

Published on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Praise be: Matemavi’s journey fired with passion, purpose

Since coming to America from Zimbabwe at age 14, Dr. Praise Matemavi has become a survivor of violence, bias and personal loss – as well as a nurse, a mother, a transplant surgeon and a published author. She’s just getting started.

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Breathe easier over one less barrier to lung cancer screening

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

Trustmark contributes $500K for new pediatric expansion

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

People of the U: Casey Spell

Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2020

World-class surgical care helps Hunter Lindsay grasp his potential

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

From STEM to stern, research lab is all-female, all-diverse, all the time

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

Procedure to ease prostate obstruction improves patients’ quality of life

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020

People of the U: Kim Horn

Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Caring for COVID-19-positive moms a labor of love

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

COVID-19-burdened UMMC braces for tacked-on crises

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

SON's school-based clinics expand behavioral health care

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020

People of the U: Val McClora

Published on Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Children's experts: Don’t miss peds visits during pandemic

Published on Monday, July 13, 2020

As Mississippians with HIV age, their health risks increase

Published on Monday, July 13, 2020

Stemming COVID-19: ‘What we are doing now is not working’

Published on Thursday, July 9, 2020

Three ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 spread.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

UMMC employee testing for COVID-19: When is the right time?

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How to wear a mask: Over the nose and chin, nothing gets out or in.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How NOT to wear a mask: Down around your neck reality check.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

How NOT to wear a mask: If your chin is in the wind, try again.

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020