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.
Dr. Yang Guo is an assistant professor in the the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at UMMC. Here, he shares about his path to Mississippi, current role, and future plans.
Congratulations to the faculty and incoming interns who were honored at the School of Medicine Honors Day on May 6, 2022.
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.
Congratulations to all who were awarded Carl G. Evers awards this year!
Dr. Meredith Sloan, PGY-4 in Pulmonary and Critical Care, has been selected to the ACP Council for Resident and Fellow Members. Seven trainees were chosen nationally to serve on the council for a 2-year term beginning in April 2022.
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.
Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Nine fellowships matched 23 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2022.
Dr. Joe Pressler spent 16 years at UMMC and here, he talks about some of his favorite people and memories from training. Read more to learn about his background and what he’s up to today.
Let’s invest in diversity: an opinion piece by Richard Wells, MD
Demondes Haynes, MD, FCCP, Professor in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care and Associate Dean for Medical School Admissions at UMMC, delivered the keynote address at the American College of CHEST Physicians annual meeting in October.
Vikas Majithia, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Division Director of Rheumatology, will be leaving UMMC next month. We appreciate his 20 years of service to UMMC. In light of his leaving, the following appointments have been made in the Department:
– Gailen Marshall to serve as interim Division Director of Rheumatology
– Jimmy Stewart appointed Vice Chair of Faculty Development for the Department of Medicine
– John Spurzem named Chair of the Department of Medicine Promotion and Tenure Committee