‘We know there aren’t enough doctors’: Forum addresses rural shortage
A summit of physicians, medical educators and others this weekend is taking on a growing chronic condition: the powerlessness of many Mississippians to get the health care they need, especially in relatively remote areas. The experts meeting at “The Rural Impact” symposium in Jackson will grapple with what is deemed a worsening crisis.
Published on Monday, February 13, 2023
Whitlock, Boteler shine as School of Dentistry honorees
Dr. Acie Whitlock is an alumnus of the School of Dentistry, and Dr. William Boteler is a longtime faculty member. The school’s Dental Alumni Board is honoring them for their accomplishments and contributions – Whitlock as Dental Alumnus of the Year, and Boteler as Distinguished Friend of the Year.
Published on Monday, January 30, 2023
Medical students turn Santa’s helpers for Children’s Safe Center
The School of Medicine child advocacy group UMMC CARES networked around the state and throughout the country to collect more than 800 toys for Children’s of Mississippi Safe Center patients. CARES, an acronym for Child Advocates Relentlessly Empowering Survivors, is working to raise awareness of the impact of adverse childhood experiences and the need for trauma-informed care.
Published on Monday, December 19, 2022