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Dr. Lais Young, Instructor“Before I came to UMMC, I was told that, for some reason, everyone who came ended up staying. Having been here for almost three years now, I can see exactly why people stay. UMMC truly invests in the concept of “bench to bedside” and provides exceptional and innovative health care to the State of Mississippi while training the next generation of health care providers and supporting cutting-edge medical research.” Dr. Lais Young, Instructor, Department of Psychiatry

"If you're truly passionate about working to make a difference and having the opportunity to enjoy it at the same time, this is the place to be." Paul Robertson, Registered Dietitian, Weight Management

“To be part of an academic medical center that provides such an advanced level of care and to see the ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality of care to our patients throughout all levels of the organization has been an amazing experience.” Sherry Riser, Nurse Manager III, Adult Emergency Department

Dr. Wondwosen Yimer, Assistant Professor“UMMC provides a wonderful platform to grow and develop professionally and personally. As a faculty member, the experiences I’ve gained along the way are highly valuable and irreplaceable.” Dr. Wondwosen Yimer, Assistant Professor, Department of Data Science

“Dreams do come true!  Ever since I was a little girl, I had a desire to work in healthcare.  My passion for Women’s Health led me to UMMC.  Today I am privileged to work in Wiser, providing quality care for Mississippi’s OBGYN population in the very same hospital I was born at! For me, my work at UMMC is has everything to do with purpose!” Yolanda N. Moore, Nurse Manager I, Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants

Rinki Varindani Desai, Instructor“Working at UMMC has been a dream come true for me. It’s an environment that supports growth, appreciates hard work, nurtures ideas, and my colleagues and leaders inspire me to provide the best patient care and to become the best clinician I can be. For all of this and more, I am truly grateful!” Rinki Varindani Desai, Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology