Dr. Myrna Alexander Nickens, Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine, writes about being intentional in our efforts towards both diversity and inclusion in the department.

Congratulations to many members of the Department who were recognized at the Pillars’ Awards ceremony earlier this month. The Pillars’ Recognition of Service and Inclusive

Dr. Savannah Duckworth, Assistant Professor in General Medicine and Hypertension, was accepted into the Society of General Internal Medicine’s prestigious TEACH (Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Healthcare) program.

Learn more about Dr. James Bensler, new Assistant Professor in Cardiology with a specialty in Electrophysiology.  Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska Residency: University of Washington Cardiology fellowship:

Trey Clark, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor in Cardiology, has been named Medical Director of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) at UMMC’s Center for Telehealth. In this role, he will work with the telehealth team to revamp the RPM program.

Dr. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine at UMMC, served as lead author on a White Paper published in Circulation that explored to what extent persuasive treatment effects on nonprimary end points can be used to support FDA regulatory claims and guideline recommendations.

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