We welcomed 57 interns and 26 fellows to the Department of Medicine this month! This includes 25 categorical, 1 primary care, 5 medicine-pediatrics, and 26 additional preliminary or rotating interns who will spend anywhere from 6-12 months in the Department.
Get to know Dr. Jacob Graham, PGY-V fellow in hematology and oncology. Here, Dr. Graham shares about his path back to UMMC for fellowship and what he’s learned along his way.
Get to know Garner Bell, PGY-V hematology/oncology fellow, Hattiesburg native, and Formula 1 fan.
Dr. Taylor Harvey is a native of Jackson, MS and will be graduating residency this month before beginning pulmonary and critical care fellowship here at UMMC. Here, he shares why he chose to stay at UMMC and some of what he has learned along the way.
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!
Dr. Drew Daniels, PGY-IV cardiology fellow, was named ER Consultant of the Year and Dr. Ben Billingsley, categorical internal medicine PGY-1, was named ER Rotator of the Year. Congratulations to Drs. Daniels and Billingsley!
Get to know Dr. David Lott – father, fellow, and fisherman.
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!
Get to know Dr. Zachary Field, PGY-IV fellow in Digestive Diseases. Here, Dr. Field shares with us his path to medicine and Mississippi.
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.