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Department of Medicine

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The Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center was founded in 1955 and has a rich history of dedication to clinical care, education and research. UMMC is the state’s only academic health science center and includes seven health science schools.

As the largest department on campus, the DOM includes 12 divisions: allergy and immunology, cardiology, digestive diseases, endocrinology, general internal medicine and hypertension, geriatrics, hematology and oncology, hospital medicine, infectious diseases, nephrology, rheumatology and molecular immunology, and pulmonary critical care and sleep medicine.

The department includes over 300 staff and treats adult patients in various locations across the city, including UMMC main campus, the Jackson Medical Mall, Belhaven University Physicians, UMMC Specialty Select and UMMC Grant’s Ferry.

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Welcome from Our Chair

Welcome to the Department of Medicine (DOM) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The DOM is dedicated to providing highest quality expert patient care, training of the next generation of internists and subspecialist physicians, and research effort to discover and develop more effective medical therapies and medical cures for tomorrow. Integral to University of Mississippi Medical Center, the only academic medical center in Mississippi, the DOM represents the largest academic department and includes 12 divisions and 145 faculty across multiple locations.

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Featured News

A 'culture of care:' Pediatrician translates lessons from family to clinic

A 'culture of care:' Pediatrician translates lessons from family to clinic

Monday, March 4, 2019

In many ways, Dr. Manisha Sethi’s family shaped the way she practices medicine today. From her parents and sister, she learned to value service to others, to persist in the pursuit of excellence and to put the phrase “that’s impossible” in its place. Read More

Primary defection: Young adults choose convenience over commitment

Primary defection: Young adults choose convenience over commitment

Monday, December 17, 2018

The generation that has transformed the pursuit of convenience from an art to a science is exposing this soft spot for expediency in the way they choose a health care provider, a fondness that is shared by other generations, if in fewer numbers. But at what cost? Read More

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News

Read here for news, views, and updates from the Department of Medicine and its 12 divisions.

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Education

The Department of Medicine is home to 2 residency and 14 fellowship programs.

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Research

UMMC research initiatives are leading the way in discoveries to improve the health of all people, especially Mississippians.

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