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Center for Telehealth nurse practitioner Kristi Goodson chats with patient Greg Hall during a UMMC 2 You appointment. Hall also is a Center for Telehealth employee, serving as director of telehealth IT.

UMMC 2 You telehealth urgent care available to all state residents

Monday, October 25, 2021

When COVID-19 and flu season keep Mississippians indoors, the need for urgent care still exists. UMMC 2 You, the Medical Center’s telehealth care for minor medical treatment, is now available to all Mississippians with WiFi connections for smartphones, tablets and computers. Read More

Helping UMMC earn the title of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence are, from left, sonographer April Day Olsen; Dr. Susan Shamburger, chief of the Division of Radiology; sonographer Tammy Williams; mammography technologist Brooke Matherne; sonographer Chelsea Trim; mammography technologist Stacy Reno; and clinical outcomes coordinator Lori Ming.

UMMC earns ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence honors

Monday, October 25, 2021

Centers with the designation are fully accredited in all American College of Radiology breast-imaging programs and modules including the ACR mammography accreditation program, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, ultrasound-guided breast biopsy and breast MRI. Read More

UMMC faculty, academic departments get kudos

Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.

Published on Monday, October 25, 2021

Research awards mark faculty, staff funding achievements

The Office of Research recognized 17 UMMC personnel for reaching new heights in extramural funding for their original scientific ideas. This year’s Excellence in Research Awards honorees represent four schools and nine departments.

Published on Monday, October 25, 2021

Diversity, equity, inclusion: It’s part of the culture at UMMC

Across the Medical Center campus, from academic departments to student organizations, a culture of diversity and inclusion is growing. It might be interfaith services at the hospital chapel, a fresh eye to hiring practices, or supporting women and minorities in their quest to excel in research. The efforts of many are being recognized on state and national levels as this important work continues.

Published on Monday, October 25, 2021

The First Year: Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower to celebrate milestone this fall

More than 6,400 surgeries in state-of-the-art operating rooms.  More than 720 babies who grew healthy inside neonatal intensive care rooms designed around family bonding.  Pediatric intensive care provided to more than 691 ill and injured children inside larger and more advanced spaces.  Outpatient visits inside specialty clinics created for collaborative care numbering more than 29,787. Imaging services including more than 4,211 MRIs, more than 3,223 CT scans and more than 31,000 X-rays were provided in a way that’s less intimidating for young patients.

Published on Wednesday, October 20, 2021

State’s only nationally certified team collaborates for children’s cleft care

Published on Monday, October 18, 2021

UMMC Grenada takes COVID-19 vaccine on the road

Published on Monday, October 18, 2021

People of the U: Tammy Vujanovic

Published on Monday, October 18, 2021

More pediatricians, more specialized care: Children’s of Mississippi, UMMC working to make the special care pediatricians provide more accessible

Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Applications to schools amount to a ‘small miracle’

Published on Monday, October 11, 2021

UMMC brings medical services to JSU athletes in new partnership

Published on Monday, October 11, 2021

Alumni donors bring much-needed perks to SOD

Published on Monday, October 11, 2021

It’s been 50 years since the Medical Center’s Broadway debut

Published on Monday, October 4, 2021

eCV Readership Survey: Last chance to let your voice be heard

Published on Monday, October 4, 2021

Children’s of Mississippi launches clinic for MIS-C patients

Published on Monday, October 4, 2021

Diabetes drug shows promise as heart failure treatment

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

School of Nursing graduate Patricia Dyre Kimble gives back by planning $1M gift

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

UMMC research breaks funding record

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

Psychiatry can match drugs to DNA for made-to-measure treatments

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

People of the U: Shukundala "Connie" Champion

Published on Monday, September 20, 2021

Jackson Heart Study announces new director

Published on Monday, September 20, 2021

Bowing out of bias: Project aims to foster trust in doctors

Published on Monday, September 20, 2021

Children’s of Mississippi team removes tumor hidden in Gulfport child’s heart

Published on Monday, September 20, 2021

They’ve been framed: Medical students expose artistic side

Published on Monday, September 13, 2021