A day in the Medical Center’s intensive care units and floors dedicated to COVID-19 patients brings many things. In the ICU, adults fight to live. On the floor, there’s more hope of recovery. The common ties are front line and support staff who stride toward the threat and the cautious promise of new treatments that could make a difference between life and death.
University Heart cardiologists are filling a longstanding care gap as part of the Medical Center’s affiliation with OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. Every Monday, OCH Cardiology with University Heart is seeing patients for a wide range of non-invasive services. The affiliation also allows residents to get their cardiac care requirements locally.
After the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to prevent accelerated nursing students in Oxford from completing their clinical requirements, school partners at UMMC worked to pair all 47 students with preceptors on the Jackson campus during June.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former longtime pediatric department faculty member in appreciation for his contributions to the academic health sciences center.
The UMMC Department of Pathology and the Clinical Laboratory will welcome the Mississippi Blood Services donor coach to UMMC on Tuesday and Wednesday, while Dr. Josie Bidwell will kick off an eight-week seminar series, "Full Plate Living," on Tuesday.
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 June 22-28.