Because most rural Mississippi hospitals can’t attract emergency physicians to their ranks, nurse practitioners and other physicians end up staffing their emergency rooms. These hospitals are bound to receive patients with acute traumatic injuries. The skills required to assess, stabilize and transport trauma patients to a facility that can provide a higher level of care has been taught for more than 30 years in Advanced Trauma Life Support at UMMC.
Restaurants have Michelin. Investors and creditors have Moody’s. And institutions like the Medical Center have, among others, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, whose latest critique of this institution signifies - roughly speaking - a three-star, AAA success.
The creation of the Children’s Cancer Center at Batson Children’s Hospital, a donation of $400,000 to The Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi, and devotion to the well-being of young patients are the hallmarks of the Junior League of Jackson’s long history of helping UMMC’s pediatric programs.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
UMMC was named among the nation's "most wired" hospitals and placed among the state's healthiest workplaces, while Safe Kids Mississippi was promoted by its parent organization for community outreach and the AirCare team received a national best practices award.