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...

Sanderson Farms Championship donation to Friends of Children's Hospital sets record

Sanderson Farms Championship donation to Friends of Children's Hospital sets record

Century Club Charities, the host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship, Mississippi's only PGA TOUR event, donated a record $1.125 million from the 2016 tournament to Friends of Children's Hospital, topping its previous record-setting...

UMMC makes the most of research money

UMMC makes the most of research money

The University of Mississippi Medical Center outpaces institutions such as Harvard Medical School and Johns Hopkins University in relative research productivity.UMMC scientists publish 10 peer-reviewed publications for every $1 million they receive...


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Video: Century Club Charities sets record, again, with $1.125M gift to Friends

Video: Century Club Charities sets record, again, with $1.125M gift to Friends

Business leaders, dignitaries, doctors and Batson Children’s Hospital patients were all on hand Tuesday when the host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship announced its gift from the 2016 PGA TOUR event to Friends of Children’s Hospital. The donation represents the fourth year donations from the Sanderson Farms Championship have set records and the third year that gifts to Friends of Children’s Hospital from Century Club Charities have exceeded $1.1 million.

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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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"I'm a Mississippi kid," says Hunter Rogers, 7, of Louisville, a Batson Children's Hospital patient. He's putting the "I" in Mississippi at the #ChildrensOfMississippi mural, located just outside the hospital in the Wiser courtyard.

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In case you missed it earlier in the week, business leaders, dignitaries, doctors and Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children patients were all on hand Tuesday when the host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship announced its gift from the 2016 PGA TOUR event to Friends of Children's Hospital.

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People of the U: Campus Police Chief Micheal Stamps talks about why he's proud to be a part of UMMC's employee family.

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More from #MLKDAY UMMC Day of Service: students spent the morning at The Mustard Seed @seedsters

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RT @NyandoroSTO: Blind taste test.. the kids weren't a big fan of the kale 😂Thanks @UMMCnews and @KatieMcClendon for making this hap…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…L

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RT @WLBTRoslyn: UMMC students serve homeless at Gateway Rescue Mission during their 1st MLKing Jr Day of Service

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Students celebrate #MLKDAY with 1st annual UMMC Day of Service, helping out at locations around metro area.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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