Federal grant fuels first responder training

Federal grant fuels first responder training

If two people had back-to-back heart attacks in rural Warren County, the first emergency responders on the scene would need fast and effective communication with the nearest medical transport - and that's just for starters.That was a real-life...

New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work

New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work

As a registered nurse, Morgan Strickland of Meridian knew having medical transport available was important. But when her son Jack needed life-saving care, she realized how vital an ambulance specializing in newborn care could be.

Specialty care closer to coast families thanks to Children's of Mississippi

Specialty care closer to coast families thanks to Children's of Mississippi

Specialized medical care is closer than ever for Andrew Fillingame.The 11-year-old from Long Beach has severe refractory epilepsy, at one point suffering some 50 seizures a day. After a hemispherectomy at Batson Children's Hospital, the number of...

No getting ‘round it: Employee voices need to be heard

No getting ‘round it: Employee voices need to be heard

When University of Mississippi Medical Center leaders asked employees face-to-face their feelings on communication and respect on campus, they got honest feedback.Their conversations were part of Leadership Rounds, a key element of UMMC's journey...

Ruckdeschel brings problem-solving skills to state’s cancer puzzle

Ruckdeschel brings problem-solving skills to state’s cancer puzzle

Dr. John Ruckdeschel views the pieces of cancer care practiced by multiple departments at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and across the state with an eye toward using them to help solve the state's puzzle of high cancer deaths.“The...


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Video: Students celebrate MLK Day with UMMC Day of Service

Video: Students celebrate MLK Day with UMMC Day of Service

The UMMC Associated Student Body took part in the first annual UMMC Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 16, in honor of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More than 150 student volunteers from across campus spent the morning giving back to the community. Students rolled up their sleeves at Gateway Rescue Mission, Good Samaritan Center, Mustard Seed, Mission First, Hope House, Flowers Shelter, Stewpot and the Jackson Zoo. Springboard to Opportunities hosted student-led cooking demonstrations for kids at two locations in Jackson.

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Photos: Globetrotter wows Batson patients

Photos: Globetrotter wows Batson patients

Orlando ‘El Gato’ Melendez, 6-foot, 8-inch forward for the famed Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, brought his sleight-of-hand ball-handling tricks to entertain patients at Batson Children’s Hospital Friday. Melendez and the rest of the team...


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As the state's leading institution for advancing emergency communications, UMMC plays a key role in completing projects funded through the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program, a $33 million federal grant that allows Mississippi to build infrastructure to enhance communication and coordination among emergency providers.

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People of the U: Registered Dietician for UMMC's Weight Management Program Paul Robertson talks about how he knows he works at the best place for him.

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The UMMC ASB took part in the 1st annual UMMC Day of Service, Mon., Jan. 16, in honor of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More than 150 student volunteers from across campus spent the morning giving back to the community. Students rolled up their sleeves at Gateway Rescue Mission, Good Samaritan Center, The Mustard Seed, Mission First, Hope House of Hospitality, Flowers Shelter, Stewpot Community Services, Inc. and The Jackson Zoo. Springboard To Opportunities hosted student-led cooking demonstrations for kids at two locations in Jackson.

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$33 million Federal grant fuels first responder training, Mississippi MED-COM at UMMC bit.ly/2kkWRgN

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Registered Dietician Paul Robertson talks about how he knows UMMC is the best place for him. #PeopleOfTheU

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In Memoriam: Dr. Rick Lin, well-loved both at UMMC and internationally bit.ly/2jtctf2

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We're very proud of our students for giving up their day off to give back to the community on #MLKDay. Thank you!

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#DidYouKnow UMMC is a busy place! We performed 26,185 surgeries and delivered 2,297 babies in fiscal year '16.

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