Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Nine fellowships matched 23 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2022.
Dr. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine, would like to announce a new fund to be used solely to support research expenses for trainees in the Department. Please consider making a year-end gift to the University of Mississippi Department of Medicine to our unrestricted fund.
Dr. Neville Dossabhoy has joined the American Journal of Medicine Editorial Board. He currently serves as Clinical Director for the Division of Nephrology and as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director.
Dr. Sydney West, Mississippi native and PGY-2 internal medicine resident, shares with us why she chose UMMC for residency, why she’d do it again, and some of her favorite memories thus far in training.
Get to know Dr. Dantwan Smith, PGY-IV fellow in Cardiology, community health advocate, and candy connoisseur.
Maria Clarissa Tio, MD, MPH recently received the Junior Faculty Research Award at the Women in Nephrology Leadership Conference this fall. Congratulations Dr. Tio!
Dr. Joe Pressler spent 16 years at UMMC and here, he talks about some of his favorite people and memories from training. Read more to learn about his background and what he’s up to today.
Let’s invest in diversity: an opinion piece by Richard Wells, MD
Welcome Hayley Hammon to the Department of Medicine! She recently joined the Department as the Associate Director of Administration and Finance.
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2021 ACP Abstract Day on October 28th. Ninety posters and six oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.
Welcome new faculty to the Department of Medicine!
Mohammad Atari, MD – Nephrology
Chloe Kilman, MD – Geriatrics
Sarah Glover and colleagues receive $2.99 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The project, entitled “A Global Pediatric Cell Atlas of Nasal and Oral Mucosa” seeks to understand the nasopharyngeal and oral mucosa in children living within globally representative communities.