If a patient’s safety depends on you, it may pay to be the strong, but not silent, type. This is a major part of the focused instruction available to health care professionals in the Simulation and Interprofessional Education Center, where staged scenarios offer life- and limb-saving lessons on the importance of communication.
Linda Puckett took advantage of the tissue-sparing Mohs surgery, more often used for basal and squamous cell skin cancers, and said she’s pleased with the results.
For many, a transplanted organ is the gift of life from families who, in their grief, make the decision to donate the organs of a loved one. The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency honored UMMC and UMMC Grenada for transplant contributions during MORA’s annual Spero Awards.
The transition from school to work can be challenging for young people with disabilities. Project SEARCH will give about a dozen students from the Rankin County School District the opportunity to gain valuable job skills and other attributes needed for steady employment – with a position possibly at the Medical Center.
A UMMC Cancer Institute faculty member is named to a review committee of a national graduate medical education council, a second UMMC Cancer Institute faculty member receives an award from a state pharmacist organization, while the Medical Center's Group on Women in Medicine and Science bestows honors to eight UMMC faculty or staff members.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Aug. 6-12.