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UT Collaborates Statewide to Answer NIH Request for Asthma Research

The Urology Residency program at the University of Tenenssee Graduate School of Medicine has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for two additional residency positions for a total of eight residents each year in the four-year program. Read more

UT Collaborates Statewide to Answer NIH Request for Asthma Research

A group of clinicians, nurses, scientists, engineers, social scientists and community partners from statewide UT institutions participated in an interactive workshop to discuss a National Institutes for Health funding opportunity focused on reducing childhood asthma disparities.  Read more

New Interventional Cardiology and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowships Announced

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has approved two new Internal Medicine fellowships for the UT Graduate School of Medicine. Beginning July 1, 2016 the UTGSM will add Interventional Cardiology and Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Medicine bringing the total number of fellowships to ten.  Read more

Dr. Baljepally Teaches Quick Thinking to Maintain Vascular Access in Heart Procedure

Cardiology Associate Professor Raj Baljepally, MD, had to think quickly on his feet to modify a heart catheter during an emergent procedure for a patient in cardiogenic shock. His life-saving technique is now being used as a teaching tool. Read more

Simulation Center Earns National Reaccreditation

The University of Tennessee Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (UTCAMS) has been reaccredited as a comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). An ACS-AEI addresses the educational needs of a broad spectrum of learners and advances the science of simulation based education. Read more

UTCOM Students Discuss Medical School with UT Undergrads

University of Tennessee College of Medicine students in their third and fourth years of medical school participated in a panel discussion, answering questions by UT Knoxville "Intro to Health Care" students, a class led by Kimberly Morris, MD, FACP, Associate Professor, Medicine. The discussion focused on applying to medical school and what medical school is really like. Read more

The Scope Features the Latest in UTGSM Research

The January issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring the latest research collaborations being initiated by UT Graduate School of Medicine investigators. Read more

The Future of Breast Cancer: An Education Conference February 6

The Future of Breast Cancer: An Educational Conference, will be held on Saturday, February 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Morrison's Conference Room. Read more

The Winter Issue of Frontiers Targets Cancer Research and More

The Winter 2015-2016 issue of Frontiers magazine tells stories of how The University of Tennessee Medical Center is working to provide better healthcare through more treatment options, new research, and more education options. There are stories for cancer treatment and research, newborns who need neonatal intensive care, efforts in creating health literacy among Tennesseeans, research in regenerative medicine, and more. Read more

Registration Open for the Twelfth Annual Hematology Conference February 6

The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine presents the Twelfth Annual Hematology Conference: An Update on Selected ASH Topics, scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016, University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville. It is approved for AMA and ACPE credits and CEUs. Read more

UTCOM CME Earns Accreditation with Commendation

For the second accreditation cycle in a row, the statewide University of Tennessee College of Medicine continuing medical education offices have received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Read more

Collaborative Research Initiated through 'Pot of Gold'

Six collaborative University of Tennessee research projects have received $10,000 grants through the "Pot of Gold" program. The "Pot of Gold" is sponsored and equally funded by the UT Graduate School of Medicine (UTGSM); UT, Knoxville (UTK); and the UT Institute for Agriculture (UTIA), to foster new and innovative research projects involving cross-campus collaborations that demonstrate a strong potential of eventually attracting significant extramural funding. Read more

Dr. Goldman Retires as Chair of Surgery

Mitchell Goldman, MD, has retired as Chair of Surgery, a role he has filled since 1998. Dr. Goldman has a rich legacy, including initiating the Medical Explorations program for high school students as well as completing the first kidney transplant at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in 1985.Read more

Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes through Worldwide Research Collaborations

A team of UT Graduate School of Medicine physicians recently led a symposium at World Congress on Breast Cancer 2015 in Birmingham, England, presenting their original research on topics including breast cancer biomarkers, breast cancer in women younger than 40, breast cancer in elderly women over 70, HER2+ breast cancer (one of the three most common types), and USA guidelines and standards of breast cancer care in an academic medical center.Read more

Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Winbigler Wins First Place for 'Doctor Daughter' Essay

Jennifer Winbigler, MD, Internal Medicine Resident, won first place in the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians 2015 Narrative Medicine Contest in the Resident/Practicing Physician Category. Dr. Winbigler wrote her essay, "Doctor Daughter," in the final stages of her father's fatal disease from squamous cell carcinoma to chronicle her thoughts as both a physician and a daughter. Read more


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