Elliot T. Varney receives the Sloan Award
The Department of Radiology in conjunction with the University of Mississippi Medical Center's School of Medicine awarded Elliot T. Varney the Robert D. Sloan Award for the 18-19 academic year. The award was presented at the Fifty-Sixth Annual Honors Day at 12noon, on Friday, May 4, 2018 in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union conference center.
Dr. Ruth Gershon named 2019 RLI Leadership Summit Scholar
Dr. Ruth Gershon has been selected as one of ten award recipients by the Radiology Leadership Institute® (RLI) for the 2019 RLI Leadership Summit Scholarship. It was stated by the RLI that they were encouraged by Dr. Gershon's engagement in leadership development during residency. Dr. Gershon is expected to attend the 2019 Summit in early September. Kudos to you, Dr. Gershon!
Student Niki Patel was chosen as a member of the ACR Social Media Superusers Committee. She is the first medical student member selected to join the committee. Her responsibilities will include sharing ACR news, announcements or offerings as it relates to events, medical student outreach and engagement, and RadXX/Women and Diversity. Niki's insights and daily experiences will help the ACR deliver social media content that’s relevant, authentic and engaging.
Niki also serves as an Institutional Student Representative for the Association of American Medical Colleges, Organization of Student Representatives (AAMC-OSR). She represents the UMMC on a national level within the AAMC organization by serving as a resource for students regarding the AAMC and aiding in the advancement of medical education at UMMC. She was selected as the Southern Regional Chair and will begin in her new role November 2019.
As a medical student pursuing radiology, UMMC Department of Radiology members can meet Niki in the research area as an active part of our departmental summer research program.