Dr. Andrew Brown has authored a timely article in the American College of Cardiology magazine discussing burnout, wellness, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The article, entitled “Wellness For Cardiovascular Trainees in the Era of COVID-19” discusses Mississippi’s experience with the pandemic as well as national cardiology fellows-in-training (FITS) wellness data and potential actions, both systemic and individual to combat burnout.
Dr. Meagan Robbins is a PGY-IV resident in internal medicine and pediatrics and will serve as a Pediatrics Chief Resident this coming year. Here, Dr. Robbins shares about her love for all things Disney, Ted Lasso, and UMMC.
Dr. Calvin Thigpen was honored at the Jackson Free Clinic 20th Anniversary Gala at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on February 18, 2022. Congratulations Dr. Thigpen!
Dr. Sarah Gaugler completed internal medicine residency and was a chief resident at UMMC. Here, she shares some of her favorite memories from training and what she’s up to now.
The Trailblazer Teaching Award recognizes educators who have demonstrated a record of innovating, engaging, and inspiring others through their service to students in the School of Medicine. Ten faculty were awarded this year from the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Johnny Schaub, a third year fellow in hematology and oncology, shares his path to Mississippi, medicine, and UMMC.
Congratulations to the many trainees and faculty who presented or presided at the Southern Regional Meeting and Southern Society of General Internal Medicine meetings last month in New Orleans, Louisiana.
This month, we celebrate Black History Month by recognizing the first black male and female physician in the United States. Both of these historic physicians challenged prejudices present in the United States to become physicians and care for the underserved.
Dr. Meredith Sloan, PGY-4 in Pulmonary and Critical Care, has been selected to the ACP Council for Resident and Fellow Members. Seven trainees were chosen nationally to serve on the council for a 2-year term beginning in April 2022.
Dr. Yoshitsugu Obi has been awarded as a Clinical and Translational Research Scholar by the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (MCCTR).
Dr. Abdallah “Abe” Abdallah, PGY-4 fellow in Digestive Diseases, shares his path to medicine and about his love of hiking, Latin dancing, and UMMC.
Drs. Michelle Horn and Pradeep Vaitla graduated from the Millsaps Business Advantage Program in December.