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There always are construction projects happening at UMMC! 

Children’s of Mississippi Expansion

childrens-of-mississippi.jpgScheduled for completion in 2020, the Children’s of Mississippi Expansion will be a new 340,000-square-foot healthcare facility attached to the existing Batson Children’s Hospital.

The new building will include surgical services, specialty clinics, a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, and pediatric imaging, and provide a new face for Children’s of Mississippi.

New Translational Research Building

translational-research-building.jpgCompleted in the fall of 2017, the Translational Research Building is a new 124,700-square-foot facility accommodating multiple research and development programs.

The building is comprised of a vivarium on the lowest level, the Mind Center on the first level, the Incubator Center on the third level, and the neuroscience program on the fourth level; levels two and five were left as shell spaces. Currently, planning is underway to convert all of level two and half of level five into the School of Population Health.

New School of Medicine

school-of-medicine.jpgCompleted in the summer of 2017, the new School of Medicine building is a 138,000-square-foot state-of the-art educational facility.

This building is equipped with the latest in interactive medical training technologies that provide hands-on experience, equipping our future doctors for the 21st century. The facility contains lecture halls, classrooms, a clinical skills area and training center, teaching laboratories, offices, and student support spaces. It also includes extensive outdoor landscaping and seating. The building is located immediately north of and connected to the existing Learning Resources Center via a second floor enclosed walkway.