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Obenour Retires Leaving Rich Legacy as a First Resident

Richard Obenour, MD, Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine (DOM), has retired from the UT Graduate School of Medicine, finishing a career that started just after Watson and Crick unraveled the DNA double helix and followed the still accelerating trajectory of the information explosion in the medical sciences. Read more


Seventh Annual Stroke Symposium May 12

The Seventh Annual Stroke Symposium: Current Topics in Stroke Prevention will be held May 12 at UT Conference Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Read more


Jeter Receives Commissioner's Commendation Award

Julie Jeter, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, was presented with the Commissioner's Commendation Award and Outstanding Service Award Medallion by East Tennessee Regional Medical Director Tara Sturdivant, MD. Read more


Medical Students Participate in New GSM Courses

For the first time, the UT Graduate School of Medicine offered Residency Exploration Days seminars and the Capstone Course to UT Health Science Center medical students. Read more


Bradley Selected as Top Reviewer

The American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) has selected Yong Bradley, MD, as a top manuscript reviewer. AJR has more than 1,900 national and international volunteer manuscript reviewers and top reviewers, like Dr. Bradley, are listed on the masthead of the monthly journal throughout the year. Read more


Surgery Creates Division of Transplant Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the UT Graduate School of Medicine has added a Division of Transplant Surgery to its residency program. Read more


NeuroNET Spring Symposium Features Pain and Opiates

The NeuroNET Spring Symposium, featuring, "Pain and Opiates: Neuronal Mechanisms, Behavioral Consequences, and Societal Impact," will be held April 8-9 in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. Read more


Medicine Presents Primary Care Physician Update Conference in April

The Third Annual Medicine Conference: Practice Updates and Skills Development for the Primary Care Physician will be held April 17-18 at the Holiday Inn Downtown Knoxville. Read more


Neuroscience Research Team Expands with Leading Expert

Subimal Datta, PhD, who is recognized as one of the world's leading experts on the neurobiology of sleep and cognitive neuroscience, has joined the new Anesthesiology neuroscience research team as Professor of Anesthesiology. Read more


March Scope Highlights Advances in Education and Research

The March issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring a new Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs position, a new Division of Transplant Surgery in our residency program, a new Anesteshiology researcher who joins our new research team, and several accolades received by our faculty.Read more


Dean Announces New Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Position

Today James Neutens, PhD, Dean, announced a new position for the UT Graduate School of Medicine: an Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Rajiv Dhand, MD, has agreed to serve as the first Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Read more


Health Information Center February Class Schedule

Preston Medical Library faculty offer classes weekly to teach consumer health information best practices as well as train health care professionals on using resources including smart phone apps and database websites. Read more


Study Finds Radiation Reduction Gloves Have Negative Impact

A study published in the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics found the use of radiation reduction gloves used by fluoroscope operators during fluoroscopically guided procedures can negatively impact patient dose. Read more


COM Holds Alumni Reception in Knoxville

UT Health Science Center Chancellor Steve Schwab, College of Medicine Executive Dean David Stern and Graduate School of Medicine Dean Jim Neutens would like to thank the more than 200 UT College of Medicine alumni and guests who attended COM's Alumni Reception at Cherokee Country Club. Read more


Waters Named Urology Residency Program Director

W. Bedford Waters, MD, Professor and Division Chief of Urology, has been named the new Urology Residency Program Director. Read more


Daley Presents on Quality Improvement Standards Related to Surgical Duration

Brian J. Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, Professor of Surgery, presented "How Slow is too Slow? Correlation of Operative Time to Complications — An Analysis from the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative" with Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative (TSQC) co-authors. Read more


January Health Information Classes Available Through Preston Medical Library Faculty

Preston Medical Library faculty offer classes weekly to teach consumer health information best practices as well as train health care professionals on using resources including smart phone apps and database websites. Read more


Bell Named 2014 Health Care Hero

John Bell, MD, Professor of Surgery, was named a 2014 Health Care Hero by theGreater Knoxville Business Journal for his community outreach efforts to take mammogram screenings "to the streets."Read more


New Simulation Course Prepares Medical Students for Residency

Through the UT Graduate School of Medicine and the UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation, Paul Huffstutter, MD, and Leonard Hines, MD, Co-Directors, are offering a new elective course to fourth-year medical students called "Preparation for Residency Skills through Simulation."Read more


 

 

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