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Medical Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Information

Award criteria


  • All UMMC medical alumni/alumnae are eligible for nomination.
    • Includes alumni who received the 2-year certificate from the University of Mississippi, Oxford campus;
    • Medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson campus
    • UMMC resident/fellow graduates - Jackson campus
  • Former and current full-time faculty at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Selection criteria

  •  A candidate should be a UMMC alumnus/alumnae/and/or past/current full-time faculty contributions to the health field through basic research, education, clinical care, health service administration, public or civic duties. Nominees should also have brought honor and distinction to the UMMC School of Medicine and UMMC.