Welcome Dr. Sanjana Kapoor and Dr. Chaudhry Saad Sohail to the Department of Medicine! Dr. Kapoor has joined the Division of Nephrology and Dr. Sohail has joined the Division of Hospital Medicine.
Seventeen members of the Department began the academic year with a promotion in rank. Congratulations to all!
We welcome ten new faculty members to the Department of Medicine and UMMC this month!
Dr. Fred Asher, Division Director of Hospital Medicine, and Dr. Elizabeth Fryoux, Assistant Professor in the Division of General Medicine, were elected to the Medical Executive Committee.
Congratulations to all who were awarded Carl G. Evers awards this year!
The Trailblazer Teaching Award recognizes educators who have demonstrated a record of innovating, engaging, and inspiring others through their service to students in the School of Medicine. Ten faculty were awarded this year from the Department of Medicine.
Announcing the Department of Medicine Impact Report, a comprehensive view of the department over the past few years. Inside, you’ll find examples of some of the wonderful work being done by our outstanding faculty and trainees, innovations in each realm of our tripartite mission, and metrics of growth in our clinical and research activities.
The Department of Medicine now has TWO faculty that are board-certified in obesity medicine – Drs. Elizabeth Fryoux and Jarrett Morgan.
Lance Majors, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Here, he shares his path to medicine, his professional interests, and what he loves about UMMC.
Welcome new faculty to the Department of Medicine!
Anum Akhlaq, MBBS – Hospital Medicine
Yoshitsugu Obi, MD, PhD – Nephrology
Maria Clarissa Tio, MD, MPH – Nephrology
Congratulations to the 2021 Department of Medicine Award Winners!
Mentoring Award: Dr. Marion Wofford
Master Clinician: Dr. Douglas Wolfe
Outstanding Service: Dr. Brett Jeter
Outstanding Service (Staff Member):
Educator of the Year: Dr. Prakhar Vijayvargiya
Congratulations to all those who received promotion or tenure for the 2021-2022 academic year. These achievements reflect continued excellence and professional competence. This exciting milestone reflects a commendable level of academic growth and the remarkable value of our faculty members.