Dental school is hard, with a lot of boxes to check. It can leave students focusing on the numbers instead of their patients, something driven by culture and systems. A pilot program for integrated patient care, however, puts the patient first by allowing students to take care of multiple issues crossing departmental lines in a single visit, creating efficiencies for both.
Retired Jackson surgeon Dr. Randy Voyles, a member of the UMMC Medical Alumni Hall of Fame, is known as a pioneer in the laparoscopic surgical technique and as an expert in the application of electrical surgery. He has also become an authority on a medical matter that is intensely personal for him: the disease that forced him to retire.
Not all lumps found in the breast are cancer, even though your first inclination upon finding one is to fear the worst. UMMC experts say if this happens, stay calm, consult your provider and follow their directions on determining what’s going on in a suspicious area.
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.
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 October 17 - 23.