After 44 years, Agnes Triplett is going home. Triplett, executive assistant to the dean of the School of Dentistry, is retiring June 29. She's been at the helm of the SOD's fifth floor for each of the nine deans who have served the school, and with her goes a wealth of knowledge.
Smaller incisions are leading to shorter hospital stays and faster recovery times for heart surgery patients at Batson Children’s Hospital. Available since 2015 through the Children’s Heart Center, minimally invasive procedures are being used to treat a growing number of congenital heart conditions.
The leader of the nation’s premier health care accrediting organization has a message that won’t change, even though naysayers might think it’s unrealistic: Any harm to patients is unacceptable, no matter how hard it is to reach that goal. Dr. Mark Chassin said the Medical Center is making progress in “Chasing Zero,” and UMMC’s performance improvement team and hospital leadership aren’t letting up.
The Medical Center and Mississippi Blood Services have teamed to provide an unprecedented offer for participants in this week's quarterly blood drive: the chance to win a parking spot on campus for one quarter and $1,000 to boot!
More than 70 current Medical Center faculty will begin the 2018-19 academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure or both.
"The Medical Center could not meet its mission were it not for the time and effort of our dedicated faculty," said Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs.
A fourth-year dental student is selected to take part in the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program, while a radiology house officer is one of 10 residents and fellows nationwide to earn a ticket to the Radiology Leadership Institute.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of June 25-July 1.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.