Many from across the department share what they’ve learned from 2020…
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Dr. Aayush Patel, PGY-2 in Internal Medicine, shares about his unconventional upbringing, advice for incoming interns, and why he loves UMMC.
Dr. Jose (Pepe) Subauste is a Professor of Medicine and Fellowship Program Director in Endocrinology. He has been awarded numerous teaching awards over the years, including the Department of Medicine’s Teacher of the Year, and his “off the top of his head” lectures are regarded by residents and students as some of the best they’ve ever heard.
Dr. Dwight McComb, Jr, former resident and chief resident at UMMC and now a published author, shares his story of training, becoming a small-town doctor in rural Mississippi, and his inspiration to write in recent years.
Dr. Neville R. Dossabhoy, Professor of Medicine, and the Nephrology Division Clinical Director and Fellowship Program Director, graduated from the Millsaps Business Advantage Program this month. The certificate course taught by Millsaps College’s MBA program professors gives working professionals a comprehensive exposure to essential business topics.
Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Thirteen fellowships matched 28 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2021. Read more for the full listing.
The department’s two residency programs (Internal Medicine and Medicine-Pediatrics) have seen positive results in regards to test scores this year. All residents take an in-training examination each fall and this year’s scores boasted the best collective performance the programs have seen in over a decade. Over 27,000 residents took the exam this year, and each of the PGY classes performed better than the national mean for their respective training levels.
This committee was created in 2018 and is chaired by Dr. Myrna Alexander Nickens, Professor of Medicine and the first female interventional cardiologist in Mississippi. All of us who serve on the committee do so because we believe in our mission and vision of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our department, institution, and state. We aim to achieve this with varying methods and will be implementing several initiatives over the coming year.
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2020 ACP Abstract Day virtually on October 29th. Approximately 90 posters and 6 oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.
Get to know Dr. Raina Muthukumaru, PGY-1 in Internal Medicine.
UMMC is partnering with the National Center for Natural Products Research and has been awarded a nearly-$6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.