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Supply technician Madison Roberts fulfills an order in Shipping and Receiving.

When stocking UMMC’s shelves, Supply Chain shines

Monday, August 8, 2022

Supply Chain Management at UMMC is the gentle giant that works behind the scenes, making sure that all departments have the supplies and equipment they need to take care of patients and the organization’s operations. For its excellence, Supply Chain Management has been recognized with a national accolade. Read More

Dr. Anderson Collier, D. Jeanette Pullen Chair of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at UMMC, division chief and director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's of Mississippi, thanks Melissa and Phil Hanberry for the Giving Grace Fund's donation toward renovations of the center.

Hanberry family ‘Giving Grace’ by matching gifts to Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Monday, August 8, 2022

Maggie Hanberry’s fight against stage IV cancer has inspired a memorial that’s matching gifts to help fund renovations to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Mississippi. Her experiences as a patient are influencing updates to the center. Read More

Woodward’s influence on medical education grows, as does Mississippi’s

Dr. LouAnn Woodward’s leadership has, for years, reached beyond the Medical Center to the national arena. Now, with her election to a powerful position with a premier organization in medical education, she, along with her state, will have an even bigger say in the future of academic medicine.

Published on Monday, August 8, 2022

Patient safety efforts improving, but journey continues

Since 2015, quality improvement and patient safety has been the Medical Center’s top strategy. Hard work by UMMC’s front line is paying off. The Medical Center’s rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has risen from one star to two on a five-star scale, a rating shared by many of the nation’s academic medical centers and safety-net hospitals. Find out more about what we’re doing to build momentum.

Published on Monday, August 8, 2022

Room to Grow: Children's expansion gives NICU babies space for therapy

Thanks to the expanded children’s hospital, NICU babies now have their own individual rooms, allowing much needed space for therapy sessions, a quiet environment more conducive to teaching and learning, and privacy for parents.

Published on Monday, August 8, 2022

UMMC experts explain rare bacterium discovered on Mississippi Gulf Coast

A rare bacterium has been discovered on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and experts at the University of Mississippi Medical Center say people who are immunocompromised or have chronic diseases should protect themselves from infection by avoiding soil and muddy water where the organism lurks.

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

Ever-inspiring and ‘never forgotten’: Physicians swell honor roll of Medical Center elite

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

Center for Telehealth, School of Nursing team up for school-based telehealth training

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

STORK training critical when lives of moms, babies in jeopardy

Published on Monday, August 1, 2022

No Kidding: Laughs 4 Life raising funds for child life space at children’s hospital

Published on Monday, July 25, 2022

Medical Center faculty, staff reap recognitions

Published on Monday, July 25, 2022

Cervical or breast cancer? See, Test and Treat!

Published on Monday, July 25, 2022

People of the U: Rose Williams

Published on Monday, July 25, 2022

COVID still lurks; keep your guard up

Published on Monday, July 18, 2022

‘The best day of my life’: Rural-focused outreach captivates the future hope of health care

Published on Monday, July 18, 2022

Students find out if they’re SURE about research careers

Published on Monday, July 18, 2022

People of the U: Rubie Frazier

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

Internship “opens eyes” of students to the disease that racked their families

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

Batson Kids Clinic now offers COVID-19 vaccinations for children 6 months and older

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

McCardle goes from pediatric patient to nurse colleague

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

UMMC faculty members gather kudos

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022

Take precautions when temps are too hot to handle

Published on Thursday, July 7, 2022

2021-2022 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Study urges careful use of kidney calculations

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Employees, students explore benefits of mindfulness meditation, gratitude journaling

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022