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Monday, November 15, 2021
For the third year in a row, Medical Center schools as a whole have boosted the number of students who have decided to make health care careers their goal as the state’s future nurses, scientists, doctors, dentists, speech pathologists, occupational or physical therapists, among many more. In the face of the pandemic and personal crises, they have prevailed. Read More
Monday, October 11, 2021
The outbreak of COVID-19 may have brought this country to a standstill, especially in the beginning, but for many future nurses and doctors, their dreams remained alive. Not only did the ravages of the pandemic fail to stop many from applying to the Medical Center’s schools of nursing and medicine, some students say the sight of suffering patients motivated them, more than ever, to stick with it. Read More
Those who learn, teach and lead among the Medical Center’s rollcall of schools are, of course, also up against the pandemic’s growing list of deficits and demands – in the clinic and the classroom. At UMMC, COVID-19 has already had a profound impact on education, most certainly for all time.
Published on Monday, August 16, 2021
Attracting more minorities and other underrepresented groups to careers in health care has long been a goal at the Medical Center. It is seen as one way to improve access to health care for patients who need it. To that end, organizers of two recent events, and one on the way, reached out to college, high school and middle school students to let them picture their potential futures as doctors, nurses and more.
Published on Tuesday, July 6, 2021
One of the most prestigious honors, awards and accolades a faculty member can receive at the University of Mississippi Medical Center carries the name of a UMMC legend. Last week, five recipients of this distinction were decorated with a tangible mark of their achievement: a medallion inscribed with Dr. Billy S. Guyton's name.
Published on Monday, June 21, 2021
From her first encounter with the scars of war in her native country of Vietnam, Phuong Le may have been destined to take care of patients who are often too young to care for themselves. She is now setting out for a career as a pediatrician, motivated and moved as an eyewitness to the suffering of children – and their courage.
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