Welcome to the Department of Medicine!

Cathy LeeChing, MD
Elizabeth Fryoux, MD
Yang Guo, MD
Shahzeb Khan, MD
Zack Knott, MD
Brandon Lennep, MD
Jarrett Morgan, MD

Congratulations to all those who received promotion or tenure for the 2020-2021 academic year. These achievements reflect continued excellence and professional competence. This exciting milestone

Learn more about Dr. Michelle Horn, faculty member in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Director of Student Education and Clerkships for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Horn shares about her love of Mississippi, all things UMMC, sports, and what it’s like to balance a career and family.

We are proud to present MORE education awards received by members of the Department of the Medicine, including Pre-Clinical and Clinical Professors of the Year and the annual Carl Evers Awards.

Dr. Richard Wardrop, III has been selected to serve on the Internal Medicine Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and as a member of the ACP Education Committee.

We continue to grow! The Department is excited to announce the following new faculty that will be starting over the next several months. Read more to see who will be joining the UMMC family.

The Department of Medicine considers teaching excellence an important mission. Congratulations to our many faculty and residents who have recently been selected for various teaching awards throughout the campus. Read more for full listing, including Trailblazer Awards, Nelson C. Order of Teaching Excellence, AOA awards, and Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Dr. Savannah Duckworth, Assistant Professor in General Medicine and Hypertension, was accepted into the Society of General Internal Medicine’s prestigious TEACH (Teaching Educators Across the Continuum of Healthcare) program.

  What is your professional background? I graduated from Dhaka Medical College in Bangladesh. I also have a Master’s in Public Health from the University

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