When someone suffers a deep wound, he or she could die from blood loss in less than five minutes. But a bystander to a disaster or accident can step in and save the bleeding victim's life. A group of UMMC medical students is educating the public on using standard or makeshift tourniquets as part of the national 'Stop the Bleed' initiative.
The Department of Medicine’s annual Research Day event featured the Barksdale Memorial Lecture given by Dr. Harlan Krumholz of the Yale School of Medicine. Krumholz encouraged faculty and trainees to think about advances in data science as a tool for progress, but to also remember the human aspect of medicine.
Being able to speak confidentially with physicians is key for teenagers to get the health care they need and to learn how to speak for themselves as adult patients in the future. A new study indicates teens who have private conversations with their physicians have higher satisfaction and more positive attitudes about their care.
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.