Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Nine fellowships matched 23 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2022.
Dr. Javed Butler, Chair of Medicine, would like to announce a new fund to be used solely to support research expenses for trainees in the Department. Please consider making a year-end gift to the University of Mississippi Department of Medicine to our unrestricted fund.
Get to know Dr. Dantwan Smith, PGY-IV fellow in Cardiology, community health advocate, and candy connoisseur.
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.
Dr. Carter Schwartz, PGY-IV nephrology fellow, shares his path to nephrology, love of all things travel, and what he likes most about UMMC.
PGY-IV fellow Dr. Paige Ganem shares about her love of adventure, gardening, and her inspiration to pursue a fellowship in hematology and oncology.
Self-proclaimed computer nerd and Allergy and Immunology fellow Dr. Charles Grogan talks about training in Mississippi, COVID and telemedicine, and why he loves UMMC.
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. 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.
Congratulations to all awardees who were recognized at Resident and Fellow graduations!
Intern of the Year: Raina Muthukumaru
Resident of the Year: Samer Mehio
Spirit of the Program: Anna Carr & Amor Royer
Fellow of the Year: Paul Dotherow
A native of Mississippi, Dr. Paul Dotherow is a PGY-4 Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellow in the Division of Digestive Diseases. Here, Dr. Dotherow shares about his hero, love of UMMC, and life with two cats.
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 18 of the past 20 years. This recognition is confirmation of the department’s commitment to education and a direct result of the efforts of our faculty, staff, and trainees.