The induction ceremony for the inaugural Academy for Excellence in Education was held August 23, 2022. Nine faculty from the Department of Medicine were inducted into the inaugural class.

Congratulations to all the residents, fellows, and faculty who received awards this year and best of luck to all graduating and moving on either in their training or into practice!

Congratulations to Dr. Licy Yanes Cardozo on celebrating 20 years at UMMC! Dr. Cardozo is a physician-scientist in both the Departments of Medicine and Molecular and Cell Biology and serves as the Director of Resident Research for the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

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.

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.

Dr. Visnu Garla, Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, co-authored a paper out this month titled “Dapagliflozin in patients with cardiometabolic risk factors hospitalised with COVID-19 (DARE-19): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial” in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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