Dr. Joie Young, a PGY-2 in internal medicine, shares with us her about her experience with COVID-19, advice to incoming interns, and her love of UMMC.
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. Alycia Cleinman, alumni of the internal medicine residency and geriatrics fellowship program, talks about what drew her to Mississippi and what she’s up to now.
Read a few 2021 New Year’s Resolutions from across the Department….
Many from across the department share what they’ve learned from 2020…
Dr. Aayush Patel, PGY-2 in Internal Medicine, shares about his unconventional upbringing, advice for incoming interns, and why he loves UMMC.
Dr. Dwight McComb, Jr, former resident and chief resident at UMMC and now a published author, shares his story of training, becoming a small-town doctor in rural Mississippi, and his inspiration to write in recent years.
The department’s two residency programs (Internal Medicine and Medicine-Pediatrics) have seen positive results in regards to test scores this year. All residents take an in-training examination each fall and this year’s scores boasted the best collective performance the programs have seen in over a decade. Over 27,000 residents took the exam this year, and each of the PGY classes performed better than the national mean for their respective training levels.
UMMC Department of Medicine and American College of Physicians (ACP) hosted the 2020 ACP Abstract Day virtually on October 29th. Approximately 90 posters and 6 oral presentations were delivered by students, residents, and fellows from UMMC and statewide.
Get to know Dr. Raina Muthukumaru, PGY-1 in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Martha Magnuson is a PGY-3 resident in internal medicine and applying to rheumatology for fellowship. Here, she shares with us her path to medicine,
Purple Hair: A relevant and insightful story about bias by Dr. Myrna Alexander Nickens, Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Medicine