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Celebrating a record-breaking $1.5 million donation raised through the Sanderson Farms Championship are, from left, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba; Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke; Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics; Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; Sanderson Farms CEO and board chairman Joe Sanderson Jr.; Century Club Charities President Pat Busby; Sanderson Farms Championship executive director Steve Jent; Friends of Children's Hospital executive director Rochelle Hicks; and Friends of Children's Hospital board chairman John Scarbrough.

Century Club Charities breaks record with Children's Donation

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship announced a $1.5 million gift to Friends of Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the PGA TOUR event. Topping the $1.45 million gift made last year, the gift will go toward the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi, the philanthropic drive that made the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower possible. Read More

Nurse manager Gretchen Holloway gives Jayla Smith of Jackson a vaccination protecting her from COVID-19 in Nov. 2021.

Unvaccinated kids bear brunt of COVID-19, studies show

Monday, January 24, 2022

Three national studies that include Children's of Mississippi patients show that children who haven't received the Pfizer vaccine, including ineligible babies and eligible teens, are much more likely to develop severe COVID-19 or MIS-C. The best protection: vaccinating every person in their home who is able. Read More

2022 Accelerated BSN enrollment ties 2021 record

The year-long pathway to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UMMC is continuing a trend in high enrollment, with students answering the call for more nurses. The immersive program includes a skills lab in the students’ second week of studies.

Published on Monday, January 24, 2022

From COVID-19 variant to variant, critical care providers fight to save lives

More than 1,000 Medical Center COVID-19 patients so far have required care in the ICU, sometimes needing mechanical ventilation so that they can breathe. No matter how grim a prognosis might be, UMMC's critical care team and other specialists exhaust every option to save lives.

Published on Monday, January 24, 2022

UMMC awarded $3M grant to address employee stress, burnout from COVID-19

UMMC's Office of Well-being works tirelessly to help faculty, staff and students live their best and healthiest lives. The office has secured a prestigious federal grant to expand programs so that anyone in the Medical Center family can get help in coping with the emotional rigors of the pandemic.

Published on Monday, January 24, 2022

People of the U: Elizabeth Wicks

Throughout her young life, Elizabeth Wicks has earned her place on extremely short lists of distinction: high school valedictorian, college hall of fame inductee, future physician and more. Now, the medical student at UMMC has made it on one of the shortest lists of all in the area of research, and it has permitted her to work alongside a winner of the Nobel Prize.

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Carson takes helm at Jackson Heart Study

Published on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Omicron surge creates unprecedented staff shortages as hospitalizations rise

Published on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Omicron and Delta variants: What do we know?

Published on Monday, January 10, 2022

Majority of children hospitalized with COVID-19 are unvaccinated

Published on Monday, January 10, 2022

UMMC pediatric experts encourage masks, vaccinations for safe in-person learning

Published on Friday, January 7, 2022

Photos: Holiday season bright at UMMC

Published on Monday, December 27, 2021

Pediatric mental health care need rises, UMMC researcher finds

Published on Monday, December 27, 2021

Respiratory therapists breathe new life into competitive market

Published on Monday, December 20, 2021

‘Leaving our comfort zone’: JFC goes on the road

Published on Monday, December 20, 2021

Center brings together education, research, clinical care to fight addictions

Published on Monday, December 20, 2021

Omicron’s “surprises” spur scientific interest

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021

Photos: BankPlus Presents Light A Light brightens season at Sanderson Tower

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021

Vaccine, booster still best defenses to both Delta and Omicron variants

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021

Q&A: Children’s Heart Center

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021

The MIND Center pairs with Santé South for 2022 festival

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021

UMMC faculty, staff earn kudos

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021

Photos: Children’s of Mississippi turns into Winter Wonderland

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021

Holiday wish lists make Children’s of Mississippi giving easy

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021

People of the U: Dr. Ben Lambert

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021