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If work events leave caregivers traumatized, help is on the way

If work events leave caregivers traumatized, help is on the way

A surgery goes awry. A family aggressively takes out bad news on a physician. A nurse accidentally gives the wrong medication, and a patient dies or is harmed. Such traumatic events create “second victims” who may feel guilt, helplessness or fear that affects delivery of compassionate care. A new UMMC peer response team is offering them support and a listening ear.

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Barriers to breastfeeding subject of three-year NICU study at UMMC

Mother’s milk is best for the newborns in neonatal intensive care units at UMMC and around the state, but many of their mothers aren’t providing them breast milk. A Kellogg Foundation-funded project is trying to change that by identifying and eliminating obstacles to breastfeeding for mothers whose babies require NICU care.

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Barriers to breastfeeding subject of three-year NICU study at UMMC

Children’s lobby mural to be mosaic of individual masterpieces

Children’s lobby mural to be mosaic of individual masterpieces

Thousands of drawings by Mississippians will create a one-of-a-kind mosaic mural of the beauty of our state for the lobby of the Children’s of Mississippi hospital expansion. The digital art will include a kiosk, so those who add their artwork to the project will be able to look up their name and see their art’s location. The expansion is on schedule to open in fall 2020.

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Population health, dentistry students; air ambulance service garner professional props

A Masters of Science in Population Health student's poster is judged to be one of the best presented at a national conference; a dentistry student's presentation earns a basic science research award at a national sympiosium; and UMMC's air ambulance service personnel collects an Eternity Award.

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Population health, dentistry students; air ambulance service garner professional props

Grand Rounds, Coffee Talk among week's highlights

Grand Rounds, Coffee Talk among week's highlights

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Nov. 18-24.

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UMMC staff receive service recognition
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