The internal medicine and medicine-pediatrics programs had another successful year in the Match! The Department of Medicine is proud to welcome 38 new interns for the 2023-2024 academic year starting in July. Congratulations!
Alumni Spotlight: Drs. Madison and Ryan Williams
Native Texans Drs. Madison and Ryan Williams completed internal medicine residency at UMMC. Here, they share about their time at UMMC and what they’ve been up to since residency training.
Dr. Sanjana Kapoor, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, co-authored a paper last month in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases titled “Best Practice Alerts in Electronic Medical Records to Improve Pneumococcal Vaccination in CKD.”
Dr. Thiru Veveka Chinnadurai has joined the Division of Cardiology this month. Welcome to the Department Dr. Chinnadurai!
Here, we pay tribute to the late Dr. T.B. Ellis, UMMC’s first Black cardiology fellow and the first Black cardiologist in Mississippi. A Jim Hill High School graduate, Ellis played football at Jackson State University followed by signing on with the Green Bay Packers before being accepted to medical school.
Intern Spotlight: Dr. Meredith Cobb
Meet Dr. Meredith Cobb, MD, PhD, mother of 2, and categorical medicine intern. Here, Meredith shares about her path to UMMC for training, memorable moments thus far, and some advice to future interns.
Fellow Focus: Dr. Natalie Rudsenske
Meet Dr. Natalie Rudsenske, second year fellow in Allergy and Immunology, die-hard Mississippi State fan, and new mom. Here, Dr. Rudsenske shares about her path to allergy and UMMC and some of the things that help keep her grounded.
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Summer Allen
Dr. Summer Allen completed medical school, residency, and fellowship at UMMC. Here, she shares about her time at UMMC, her two beautiful daughters, and her current practice in pulmonology and critical care.
The Southern Regional Meeting (SRM) took place in New Orleans, Louisiana earlier this month. Congratulations to all faculty and trainees for their achievements!
Fellow Focus: Dr. Rachana Marathi
Dr. Rachana Marathi, PGY-IV fellow in Rheumatology, shares with us her path to medicine, UMMC, and rheumatology.
Crowds gathered to support college and professional sport teams the last four weeks of 2022. We watched the World Cup, college invitational basketball tournaments, college football bowl games, and a race for NFL playoffs. The excitement stirred by such events is intense enough to make sports fans sit for 8-12 hours watching games…
Resident Spotlight: Dr. Wilson Helmhout
Meet Dr. Wilson Helmhout, internal medicine PGY-2 resident, foodie, and cat lover. Here, Dr. Helmhout shares why she chose to continue medical training at UMMC, her favorite restaurants in town, and a little bit about her life outside of the hospital.