With an ever-increasing demand for baccalaureate-prepared nurses in Mississippi, the University of Mississippi School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be accepting 70 students in its 2020 class, up from the current class size of 30.
Continuing a decades-old tradition, BankPlus Presents Light A Light brought a dose of the joy of the season to the state’s only children’s hospital. First Lady Deborah Bryant and Peyton Strickland of Clinton, a Children's of Mississippi patient, flipped the switch to light the hospital’s holiday display, while Ballet Mississippi dancers presented scenes from “The Nutcracker.”
Fewer Mississippians are getting colorectal cancer, fewer are dying from it and more say they’re being screened, 70x2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative members were told at a recent annual meeting. The grassroots effort has resulted in communities choosing dozens of ways to deliver the screening message.
Phi Kappa Phi recently added more than 30 Medical Center faculty and students to its honor roll; poster presentations by UMMC's digestive diseases chief, an internal medicine resident and a research volunteer each garnered American College of Gastroenterology honors; and the Society of Critical Care Medicine feted a pair of acute care nurse practitioners.
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.