Patients facing serious illnesses sometimes find themselves contemplating end-of-life care. At UMMC, they can turn to members of the palliative care team to help them decide what will matter to them most in the days ahead.
After Dr. Roya Attar earned two bachelor’s degrees, her doctor of optometry and a master’s degree, she provided comprehensive eye exams to patients of all ages and launched her avocation for public health.
It wasn’t long, though, before she combined a passion for learning and a love for teaching to better serve her profession.
Letting interviews with Children’s of Mississippi patients be their inspiration, members of the Pride of the South, Ole Miss’ band, presented a halftime show featuring songs from patients’ favorite movies and bands. The Sept. 22 performance was topped off with the band spelling out the name of the state’s only children’s hospital – Batson.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Oct. 8-14.