Sharon Douglas, MD, Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Education at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, is retiring this month after 35 years of service to UMMC and the VA. Here, she reflects on her career and what’s in store for her after retirement.
The Department of Medicine Scholarship Day was held on April 19, 2022 in the Student Union. Congratulations to all presenters and to the winners in the abstract competition!
Congratulations to the Department of Medicine for being awarded both M3 and M4 Department of the Year by the Carl G. Evers Society!
Congratulations to all who were awarded Carl G. Evers awards this year!
Dr. Arsalan Hamid is a PGY-2 resident, native of Pakistan, and newly married to incoming intern Saleha Aziz. Here, he shares his path to UMMC, memorable moments from training, and a few photos that capture life inside and outside of the hospital.
Get to know Dr. Zachary Field, PGY-IV fellow in Digestive Diseases. Here, Dr. Field shares with us his path to medicine and Mississippi.
The Department of Medicine is proud to welcome 40 new interns for the 2022-2023 academic year starting in July. Read more for the full listing.
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!
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.