Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Amber Bailey Googe, M.D.
Dr. Amber Bailey Googe, recently a pediatric resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics at UMMC Grenada.
After receiving her Bachelors of Science in biological sciences with highest honors from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011, Googe earned her M.D. in 2015 at UMMC, where she completed a pediatric residency program.
A recipient of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship, Googe has authored or coauthored four articles in peer-reviewed professional publications, six posters presented at scientific meetings and one oral presentation.
Jessie G. Harvey, M.D.
Dr. Jessie G. Harvey, recently a pulmonary/critical care fellow at UMMC and the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine. She is also the associate program director for the Pulmonary/Critical Care Division.
After receiving her B.S. in biological sciences summa cum laude from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2006, Harvey earned her M.D. at UMMC in 2011. She had an internal medicine residency from 2011-14, a chief internal medicine residency from 2014-15 and a pulmonary/critical care fellowship from 2015-18 at UMMC and the Sonny Montgomery VA Center.
A locum tenens emergency department physician and an internal medicine hospitalist at the VA Medical Center from 2014-18, Harvey is an active member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society. She has authored or coauthored five research posters presented at scientific meetings nationally.
Andrew Richard Hayslett, M.D.
Dr. Drew Hayslett, recently a hospice and palliative medicine fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics, focusing on the care of children with medical complexity as well as pediatric palliative care.
After receiving his B.A. in psychology cum laude from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, in 2000, Hayslett served as a high school art and gifted education teacher, associate youth director and bartender before earning his M.D. in 2014 at UMMC, where he completed a pediatric residency from 2014-17 and a hospice and palliative medicine fellowship from 2017-18.
A member of several student committees while at UMMC, Hayslett was also a Jackson Free Clinic volunteer and a recipient of the 2017 Pediatric Resident STAR Award for Teamwork and the 2018 Pediatric Fellow Award for Professionalism.