Meet Dr. Uma Mahesh Avula, PGY-IV in Nephrology. A native of South India, Dr. Avula shares about his background and his experience thus far at UMMC.
Get to know Dr. Murphy Hinson, PGY-5 cardiology fellow. Dr. Hinson completed internal medicine residency at UMMC and was a chief resident before entering cardiology fellowship. Here, he shares about his path to cardiology, his memorable month as a visiting student at UMMC, and his love of Mississippi.
Dr. Cameron Huxford completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at UMMC. Here, he shares his path to medicine, memories from training, and what he’s up to today.
Happy Valentine’s Day from some of the many married couples in the Department of Medicine!
Dr. Calvin Thigpen has been named Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Thigpen received his BS in chemistry and math from the University of Mississippi and a BA in philosophy and psychology in 2001 from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, where he spent two years as a Rhodes Scholar. He then returned to Mississippi…
Dr. Kristin Hom is a PGY-V in Pulmonary and Critical Care and serves as a front-line COVID worker in the medical ICU at UMMC. Here, she shares about why she came to UMMC, how life has changed with COVID, and about her love for ballet and all things Disney World.
Dr. Alycia Cleinman, alumni of the internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship program, talks about what drew her to Mississippi and what she’s up to now.
Read a few 2021 New Year’s Resolutions from across the Department….
Many from across the department share what they’ve learned from 2020…
Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Thirteen fellowships matched 28 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2021. Read more for the full listing.
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2020 ACP Abstract Day virtually on October 29th. Approximately 90 posters and 6 oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.
The Class of 2018 Pulmonary Training Fund endowment was established by Dr. Bobby Tullos with a generous gift of $30,000. It is for the Department of Medicine’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, for the purpose of training pulmonary fellows in the area of advanced airway management, ultrasound, bronchoscopy procedures, and other specialized pulmonary medical care. The fund will also support pulmonary fellows who attend courses that are not available at UMMC facilities.