The outbreak of COVID-19 may have brought this country to a standstill, especially in the beginning, but for many future nurses and doctors, their dreams remained alive. Not only did the ravages of the pandemic fail to stop many from applying to the Medical Center’s schools of nursing and medicine, some students say the sight of suffering patients motivated them, more than ever, to stick with it.
College athletes get injured on the field or court, but also have other medical problems needing attention. A new partnership between UMMC and Jackson State University will bring comprehensive care to about 450 athletes who need attention not just from sports medicine experts, but specialists in many fields – for example, ophthalmology and cardiology.
Students in the School of Dentistry use lots of equipment and supplies in producing models, and they need a safe place to store it between visits to the laboratories. Generous alumni are making that possible by contributing to a fundraising campaign that has secured 44 lockers so far, with the hope of installing one for every SOD dental and dental hygiene student.
Answering children’s COVID questions candidly is the best response, experts at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Children’s of Mississippi say.
This is the final week to participate in the readership survey for the weekly employee newsletter, eCV. We want to make sure we provide the news and information you need to know about the people, achievements and initiatives that make UMMC an exceptional academic health sciences campus.
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 October 11-17.