Dr. Michael R. McMullan has been named Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the School of Medicine. Dr. McMullan is a cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he also completed his internal medicine residency, chief residency, and cardiology fellowship training. He subsequently completed advanced training at Duke University in both adult congenital and valvular heart disease and in interventional cardiology.

Congratulations to the Department of Medicine for being awarded both M3 and M4 Department of the Year by the Carl G. Evers Society. The Department of Medicine has won these awards for over 10 years in a row! This is a true testament to the department’s commitment to education and a direct result of the efforts of our faculty, staff, and trainees. Many thanks to those faculty members who are directly involved in medical student education, specifically Dr. Michelle Horn, who serves as Director of Student Education and Clerkships for the Department and Jennifer Chappell, Program Administrator.

Learn more about Dr. Michelle Horn, faculty member in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Director of Student Education and Clerkships for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Horn shares about her love of Mississippi, all things UMMC, sports, and what it’s like to balance a career and family.

We are proud to present MORE education awards received by members of the Department of the Medicine, including Pre-Clinical and Clinical Professors of the Year and the annual Carl Evers Awards.

Dr. Richard Wardrop, III has been selected to serve on the Internal Medicine Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and as a member of the ACP Education Committee.

The internal medicine and medicine-pediatrics programs had another successful year in the Match! The Department of Medicine is proud to welcome 37 new residents for the 2020-2021 academic year. The incoming intern class represents 16 medical schools spanning across the globe. Read more for a complete listing.

The Department of Medicine considers teaching excellence an important mission. Congratulations to our many faculty and residents who have recently been selected for various teaching awards throughout the campus. Read more for full listing, including Trailblazer Awards, Nelson C. Order of Teaching Excellence, AOA awards, and Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards.

There is no doubt that these are un-unprecedented times. Feelings of uncertainty and fear can certainly creep in during many moments in the day, even when amongst your peers and colleagues.

The UMMC Office of Wellbeing is here to support all of us and there are a variety of resources to support you in place. In our collective experience, we have all gone through difficult times as individuals. Many of us, have not however, faced anything like what we are experiencing as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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