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!
Drs. Pegah Hosseini-Carroll and Michael McMullan are both serving as Medical Student Research Program mentors. They both began as summer research mentors to rising M2 medical students, but have each taken on the responsibility of mentoring an M2 student on a biomedical research project through the remainder of their medical school career.
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.
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. Yoshitsugu Obi has been awarded as a Clinical and Translational Research Scholar by the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (MCCTR).
Drs. Michelle Horn and Pradeep Vaitla graduated from the Millsaps Business Advantage Program in December.
My husband asked after breakfast, “Why do you have to work today? Weren’t you on call last week?” I was going to help out at the Jackson Free Clinic. Being at the JFC doesn’t feel like work. If you have ever been there, you know what I mean.
Dr. Elizabeth Fryoux, Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine, has received two new board certifications in hypertension and diabetes management.