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Jackson Free Clinic marks two decades of ‘wellness magic’

Jackson Free Clinic marks two decades of ‘wellness magic’

In the beginning, and like many of those who depend on it for free medical care, the Jackson Free Clinic didn’t have a home of its own. But the students who have volunteered there span a generation now. They persevered, added health care services and are reaching out beyond the clinic’s boundaries. Those who have supported them, including the clinic’s founder, will be celebrated this week in Jackson.

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Road trip: UMMC schools unite to draw more students to health care careers

Road trip: UMMC schools unite to draw more students to health care careers

Taking their collective show on the road, representatives from the Medical Center’s health professions schools have put together a one-stop shop for high school students who are considering a future helping people get well for a living. These UMMC emissaries not only show students how to get started on the path to a health care career, they also offer them a lot of good reasons to do so.

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Preparation is key to whether you will weather severe storm

With tornado season on the horizon, campus emergency managers are rolling out Severe Weather Preparedness Week and visiting all inpatient units to educate employees on how to keep themselves and patients safe.

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Preparation is key to whether you will weather severe storm

Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade & Festival returns March 26 after COVID hiatus

Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade & Festival returns March 26 after COVID hiatus

Jackson’s annual March celebration, a long-time supporter of Children’s of Mississippi as well as one of the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day-related events, will be back after two parade-less years with new ways to donate.

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Lung cancer early detection, treatment saves lives

The sooner someone who is at high risk of lung cancer is screened, the better their chances of survival. Screenings offered at the Medical Center use a low-dose CT scan, an excellent tool for early detection in the fight against lung cancer.

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Lung cancer early detection, treatment saves lives

Medical Center employees reap honors

Medical Center employees reap honors

Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.

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Upcoming Events

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

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Upcoming Events

UMMC staff receive service recognition

UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of February 14-20.

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