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.
The Alpha Mississippi Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society inducted their 2021 initiates on April 13th. Students, residents, and faculty are chosen based on their academic and professional achievement, leadership, service to others, and a commitment to scholarly and personal excellence.
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.