When news about COVID-19 was bleak and the novel coronavirus' spread to Mississippi became inevitable, UMMC leaders acted early to protect its employees and patients by enacting policies that guide the Health System through the growing pandemic. UMMC leaders are planning for a future marked by a virus that could linger for months or even years.
Pam Farris sticks to her commitments. Every day for 26 years, she's traveled back and forth from Brookhaven to work at the Medical Center. After eight years pursuing her Ph.D., she'll graduate this month from the School of Nursing.
Response to COVID-19 has advanced CHAMP, a pilot project launched in 2018 by UMMC, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health and Families as Allies. Team members say the project's goal - to bridge barriers that separate families in Mississippi from children's behavioral health care through the use of telehealth - fits the needs of pandemic response.
Events scheduled for May at the Medical Center - including annual Commencement exercises - have been canceled or postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To see the most recent status of events scheduled at the Medical Center, visit the UMMC Intranet.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following addition to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of May 18-24.