UMMC students and employees now have a choice: Either get the COVID-19 vaccine, which has proven safe and effective, or wear an N95 filter mask in any Medical Center location. In drawing up a policy that meets Centers for Disease Control and Mississippi State Health Department parameters, hospital leaders are curbing spread of the highly contagious virus among employees, students and the sickest of the sick, who place their trust in UMMC caregivers.
The COVID-19 shot affects your fertility, right? Not true. Isn't the COVID-19 vaccine dangerous for pregnant women? Also not true. A Medical Center maternal-fetal specialist and one of the nation’s premier societies for obstetrics and gynecology dispel the myths that keep eligible women from receiving the vaccine that can protect them and their unborn children from the potentially deadly virus.
Dr. Steve Gandy and Dr. Curtis Caskey aren’t just worthy ambassadors for the School of Dentistry - They’re committed to the practice of community dentistry to promote oral health care in a state with a shortage of dental practitioners. The school’s Dental Alumni Chapter has named Gandy its Alumnus of the Year and has given Caskey its Early Career Achievement Award.
With the rollout of Workday Student this summer, the Medical Center's three-year transition to its largest, most comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning system is now complete. One of the first academic health professions educational institutions in the country to implement Workday, UMMC was able to implement the system on time and within the budget approved by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning.
UMMC's director of Continuing Health Professional Education passes certification as a health care continuing professional development professional, while an international dermatological society board awards a humanitarian dermatology certificate to the Medical Center's dermatology chair.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of July 19-25.