With 30 years of nurse executive experience, Dr. Kristina Cherry brings clear goals to the Medical Center as she leads UMMC’s 3,000-strong nurse workforce. Among her priorities: Build up the pipeline of new nurses through workforce planning, make nurse pay competitive, and develop models of care that are driven by nursing excellence and that will take the Medical Center into the future.
UMMC has joined a nationwide study on the post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2, also known as Long COVID. Funded by the National Institutes of Health, RECOVER aims to understand why millions of people have lingering symptoms post-infection and how to treat and prevent Long COVID.
A new larger and more technologically advanced catheterization laboratory at Children’s of Mississippi is allowing the children’s hospital’s smallest patients to get the cardiac diagnostic care and treatment they need. Babies weighing just 700 grams – about a pound and a half – can receive care at the lab, part of the Children’s Heart Center inside the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower.
Broadcasting from Children’s of Mississippi’s Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower, the annual fundraiser supports Mississippi’s only children’s hospital through donations from across the state.
A caravan of Mississippi Department of Public Safety vehicles, state First Lady Elee Reeves and lots of Mardi Gras beads made for a seasonal celebration at Children’s of Mississippi Thursday. The event brought patients outside to enjoy a Mardi Gras parade on a sunny afternoon.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former faculty member in appreciation for the loved one’s contributions to the academic health sciences center.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of February 28 – March 6.