Mentoring: Dr Lillian Lien
Master Clinician: Dr. Mark Meeks
Outstanding Service by a Faculty Member: Dr. Bryan Barksdale
Outstanding Service by a Staff Member: Lorraine Findley, RN
Educator of the Year: Dr. Jessie Harvey

Candice Adams has been appointed the Director of Ambulatory Services for the Department of Medicine. In this role, she will be responsible for helping develop goals and strategies, implement process interventions, and manage trends for the DOM ambulatory practices for all divisions.

This month’s Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Vincent (Vince) Herrin, Professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. Here, Dr. Herrin shares his path to UMMC and what has kept him here for over two decades.

Welcome new interns and fellows

We welcomed 56 interns and 26 fellows to the Department of Medicine this month. This includes 25 categorical, 2 primary care, 5 medicine-pediatrics, and 24 additional preliminary or rotating interns who will spend anywhere from 6-12 months in the Department.

Welcome all to the Department of Medicine!

Welcome to the Department of Medicine!

Cathy LeeChing, MD
Elizabeth Fryoux, MD
Yang Guo, MD
Shahzeb Khan, MD
Zack Knott, MD
Brandon Lennep, MD
Jarrett Morgan, MD

Congratulations to all those who received promotion or tenure for the 2020-2021 academic year. These achievements reflect continued excellence and professional competence. This exciting milestone

Dr. Schaefer joined UMMC in early 2020. He completed his internal medicine training at York Hospital in York, PA, and his gastroenterology training at Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD). Since completing his gastroenterology training, he has served in leadership positions in a variety of private and academic gastroenterology practices.

The Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, has formed a Section of Interventional Pulmonology (IP). Dr. Michal Senitko, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery will serve as the inaugural section chief. The Interventional Pulmonology service at UMMC was created over 3 years ago by Dr. Senitko and Dr. George E. “Trey” Abraham III.

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