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.
Get to know Louisiana native Dr. Blake LeBlanc, categorical medicine intern and cajun cooking connoisseur.
PGY-IV fellow Dr. Paige Ganem shares about her love of adventure, gardening, and her inspiration to pursue a fellowship in hematology and oncology.
Dr. Denise McDuffy, medical school and residency alumnus, shares memories of her time at UMMC and what she’s up to now.
Get to know Dr. Hilary Elom, PGY-II internal medicine resident, public health graduate, and Captain in the US Army National Guard.
Congratulations to the 2021 Department of Medicine Award Winners!
Mentoring Award: Dr. Marion Wofford
Master Clinician: Dr. Douglas Wolfe
Outstanding Service: Dr. Brett Jeter
Outstanding Service (Staff Member):
Educator of the Year: Dr. Prakhar Vijayvargiya
Get to know Dr. Ben Billingsley, categorical intern for the internal medicine residency program. A native Mississippian, Ben shares about his background, path to medicine, and why he chose to train at UMMC.
Congratulations to these women faculty who have recently celebrated their work anniversaries at UMMC!
Dr. Jasmine Kency has been named the Faculty Lead for Medicine Grand Rounds. Dr. Kency is an Assistant Professor in the both the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics. She completed her undergraduate degree at Spellman College, medical degree from the University of South Alabama, and residency in medicine-pediatrics at UMMC. After a year as chief resident in Pediatrics, Dr. Kency joined faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine.
We welcomed 40 interns and 31 fellows to the Department of Medicine this month. This includes 26 categorical, 5 medicine-pediatrics, 4 preliminary, 2 preventive medicine, and 3 dermatology interns. In addition, 58 interns will spend anywhere from 6-12 months on rotations with the Department.
Dr. Zeb Henson was awarded the top awards from both the School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine this year. He was named Clinical Professor of the Year, which is selected by the senior class and given to the clinical professor who fosters learning, exhibits exceptional teaching, and inspires the class to strive for excellence in and out of the classroom. Dr. Henson was also awarded 2021 Department of Medicine Teacher of the Year by the internal medicine residency program.
Dr. Teresa Moll is a PGY-V fellow in Endocrinology. A graduate of UMMC School of Medicine and the medicine-pediatrics residency program, Dr. Moll shares about herself, her memories of medicine growing up, and her love of UMMC.