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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 six health science schools.

As the largest department on campus, the DOM includes 13 divisions: allergy and immunology, cardiology, digestive diseases, endocrinology, general internal medicine, geriatrics, hematology and oncology, hospital medicine, infectious diseases, nephrology, rheumatology and molecular immunology, palliative and supportive care, 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.

Department of Medicine Impact Report

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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 cures for tomorrow. Integral to University of Mississippi Medical Center, the only academic medical center in the state of Mississippi, the DOM represents the largest academic department and includes 12 divisions and 150 faculty across multiple locations. 

Michael Hall, MD

Featured News

Medical student Eric Lucas and his fiancee, Marissa Anderson, smile during his Match Day announcement.

Match Day reveals residencies for UMMC medical students

Monday, March 18, 2024

Soon-to-be graduates of the School of Medicine celebrated with loved ones Friday during Match Day, when their residency matches were announced at Thalia Mara Hall. The UMMC students will transition to being physicians in training at medical centers across the U.S. and right here at UMMC. Read More

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The asylum connection: Artist unravels his family’s secret history

Monday, February 19, 2024

“What Became of Dr. Smith,” an upcoming exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art, is an invitation to discover the story of artist Noah Saterstrom’s late ancestor, who was a patient at the Mississippi State Hospital for the Insane. The staging of this visual narrative, a panoramic series of interconnected paintings, also links the museum with the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Asylum Hill Project. Read More

Grand Rounds with UMMC Medicine

Weekly Grand Rounds showcase expertise in medicine topics to help students, trainees and faculty stay up-to-date in important, evolving areas of medicine. Held at noon Tuesdays, these engaging and informative lectures are presented by thought leaders in their respective medical fields.

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

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

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