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 this year’s Trailblazer Awards and the Nelson C. Order of Teaching Excellence.

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.

Dr. Scott Gibson is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and serves as the Program Director for the Geriatrics Fellowship. Here, Dr. Gibson shares his love for primary care, our aging population, and UMMC.

Mentoring: Dr Lillian Lien
Master Clinician: Dr. Mark Meeks
Outstanding Service by a Faculty Member: Dr. Bryan Barksdale
Outstanding Service by a Staff Member: Lorraine Findley, RN
Educator of the Year: Dr. Jessie Harvey

Continue reading for the full Department of Medicine 2019 Match list.

Matthew Elliot, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Allergy and Immunology

Charles Grogan, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Allergy and Immunology

Baker Boler, MD
Fellowship: UMMC Cardiology

Maria E. Fermin, MD Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela Residency: Steward Carney Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts Division: Hospital Medicine Tell us about yourself. I am from Caracas,

Dr. Lyssa Weatherly has been appointed as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs for the School of Medicine. Dr. Weatherly is a Mississippi native and a graduate

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