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$17.6M grant expanding UMMC telehealth to more Mississippi students

$17.6M grant expanding UMMC telehealth to more Mississippi students

More students in the state will benefit from telehealth services offered through the University of Mississippi Medical Center thanks to a $17.6 million federal grant administered through the state Department of Education.

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‘Life-changing’ scholarships awarded to future doctors committed to rural health care

‘Life-changing’ scholarships awarded to future doctors committed to rural health care

In a move to improve the prospects for primary care in Mississippi, the School of Medicine at UMMC has awarded valuable scholarships to eight medical students in exchange for their promise to devote several years of service to these communities in need.

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COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy protects babies, research finds

A study involving experts from the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows infants younger than 6 months are 61 percent less likely to need hospitalization for COVID-19 if their mothers were vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus during pregnancy.

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COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy protects babies, research finds

Patient safety topic of Children’s of Mississippi’s first hospital-wide stand-down

Patient safety topic of Children’s of Mississippi’s first hospital-wide stand-down

Showing support for patient safety, Children’s of Mississippi held its first-ever Hand Hygiene Stand-down Feb. 15. Hospital leaders and staff, volunteers, members of the Family Advisory Support Team and students from the School of Nursing at UMMC teamed to remind everyone of the importance of hand hygiene.

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Managing stress, anxiety reduces stroke risk

February is Heart Month, a time to remember to be heart-healthy - but also a time to remember the dangers of stroke. If symptoms are ignored or treatment is delayed, a life can be lost.

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Managing stress, anxiety reduces stroke risk

UMMC faculty, SON reap honors

UMMC faculty, SON 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 21-27.

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