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Tower Power of the MICU, left, and IV Pushers from Pharmacy head for the gurney races finish line.

Photos: Gurney racers gun for Golden Stethoscope

Monday, May 20, 2019

They promise never to transport a patient this fast and furious: Four or five people, running alongside a gurney, giving it as much a speed as they can muster between start and finish line. That’s how it works during the Medical Center’s annual gurney races, a highlight of this year’s Employee Appreciation Week. One team walks away with the prized Golden Stethoscope, and this year, it was the Tamponade Squad from the Cardiovascular ICU. Read More

Olubusola Hall, who has plans to open a pediatric clinic in Nigeria, will graduate from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing’s Acute/Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner this month.

#UMMCGrad19: Nigeria-born SON graduate hopes to open pediatric clinic in home country

Monday, May 20, 2019

Olubusola Hall has overcome challenge after challenge to achieve her dream of becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner and eventually providing medical services to children in her home country of Nigeria, where affordable care for many children is not available. Read More

#UMMCGrad19: MHS Program bolsters flight nurse’s career opportunities

Brock Whitson has no immediate plans for a career change. The adrenaline-surging excitement that comes from playing a vital role on UMMC’s helicopter transport team is everything he ever hoped for in a career. But he knows he won’t always be able to sustain such a rapid pace. To prepare for that future, Whitson will receive his MHS from the School of Health Related Professions during Commencement 2019.

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

10 years and counting: AirCare2 celebrates anniversary in east-central Mississippi

When hospitals and emergency responders in east-central Mississippi needed help coping with patients suffering from multiple traumas, the Medical Center did more than offer its expertise. It made the decision a decade ago this month to bring critical care directly to the patient by establishing a Meridian base for AirCare, the state’s most sophisticated medical helicopter transport.

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: SGSHS student says 'yes' to selfless excellence

Edgar Meyer has made a serious impact across the UMMC campus through his leadership on the Associated Student Body, his faith-derived sense of service and his efforts in the classroom and lab as a student in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Science’s Ph.D. program in clinical anatomy.

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Powell's resume includes CNN, GMA, ABC – and now, M.D.

Throughout her young life, Denise Powell has been fortunate to work, or hang out, with celebrities who make the news and celebrities who report it. But the medical school graduate says her real privilege as a physician will be working with the less fortunate and the unknown.

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Gold Humanism celebrates 'other half' of being a doctor

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019

UMMC's patient safety efforts take big leap forward

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Digital first: Online certificate programs expand graduate opportunities

Published on Monday, May 13, 2019

Graduate Medical Education's goal? Building residency relationships

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

New CNO brings hospital expansion experience to Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Monday, May 6, 2019

New patient floor helps meet UMMC’s capacity needs

Published on Monday, May 6, 2019

Video: Healing Arts offer much-needed emotional, visual medicine

Published on Thursday, May 2, 2019

Say it with food and fun: UMMC appreciates its employees

Published on Thursday, May 2, 2019

ER tragedy poses life lesson for professor – and parent

Published on Thursday, May 2, 2019

100-Day Workout gives voice – and action – to employee suggestions

Published on Monday, April 29, 2019

SOPH academic life study, website fight faculty burnout

Published on Monday, April 29, 2019

Giving TWOsday doubles campaign donations through April 30

Published on Thursday, April 25, 2019

Service commemorates body donors' gifts to students, future patients

Published on Thursday, April 25, 2019

Community invited to pitch health care innovations at UMMC forum

Published on Tuesday, April 23, 2019

UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute boasts new name, strong goals

Published on Monday, April 22, 2019

Alon Bee to honor wife’s memory with naming of private NICU room

Published on Monday, April 22, 2019

UMMC renames room for beloved SOM educator, father figure

Published on Monday, April 22, 2019