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UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation Celebrates First Healthcare Simulation Week September 11-15

Faculty and staff in the UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation are participating in the first ever first ever Healthcare Simulation Week September 11-15 and invite healthcare professional at The University of Tennessee Medical Center to participate. Read more


Comedy for a Cause Raises Gynecologic Cancer Awareness

Gynecologic oncology faculty Larry Kilgore, MD, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Kristopher Kimball, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, help raise awareness for gynecologic cancers and the importance of laughter in healing through annual sponsorship of Comedy for a Cause. Read more


U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Medical Center as Best Hospital

The University of Tennessee Medical Center has earned recognition for the sixth consecutive year in the "Best Hospitals" edition of U.S. News & World Report. Read more


Research by Dr. Craig Towers Affects Change in ACOG Policy

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has updated its recommended therapy for pregnant women with an opioid-use disorder. The new guidance includes treatment options and screening recommendations pioneered by Craig Towers, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a maternal-fetal medicine speciailist. Read more


Dr. W. Bedford Waters Named First Chair of Urology

W. Bedford Waters, MD, has been named the first Chair of the new Department of Urology at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, taking effect July 1. Urology began as a division of the Department of General Surgery in 1983 and initiated its Urology Residency Program in 2004. Read more


New Online Breast Cancer Nomogram Predicts Oncotype DX Breast Cancer Recurrence Score

Amila Orucevic, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, has created a nomogram to predict the Oncotype DX breast cancer recurrence score in collaboration with John Bell, MD, Professor and Director of the Cancer Institute; Alison McNabb, MS, Director of Health Information and Management Services; and Eric Heidel, PhD, Biostatistician and Assistant Professor. Read more


Frontiers Magazine Launches in Digital Format

Frontiers magazine, published in collaboration with The University of Tennessee Medical Center, is now published in an enhanced electronic format and is only available online. Read more


Knoxville Forensics Conference for Dental Professionals Offers Hands-On Forensics Training

A unique conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, gives dental professionals exposure to current forensic dentistry methods and provides hands-on training for individual and mass-disaster casualty identification in death investigations. Read more


UTGSM Programs Meet Full ACGME Requirements

William Metheny, PhD, Assistant Dean & Designated Institutional Official, Graduate Medical and Dental Education, announced that the UT Graduate School of Medicine has achieved full accreditation status without citations for its 15 residency and fellowship programs accredited by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Read more


Dr. Goldman Receives Lifetime of Excellence Award for Vascular Surgeons

Mitchell Goldman, MD, Assistant Dean for Research and retired vascular surgeon, received the Rudolph Matas Award from the Southern Association for Vascular Surgeons for a lifetime of excellence, achievement and contributions to the field of Vascular Surgery, and service to the organization. Read more


Martin Earns Prestigious Amyloidosis Grant

The Amyloidosis Foundation awarded Emily Martin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, a $50,000 junior research grant for her project to evaluate a novel test for identifying patients who have multiple myeloma, or a similar disease, who are at risk of developing light chain (LC) amyloidosis. Read more


The Scope Features UTGSM's Healing, Education and Discovery News

The May issue of The Scope Newsletter is online now, featuring the latest news of the UT Graduate School of Medicine in healing, education and discovery news. Read the May issue of The Scope. Read more


University Anesthesiologists Announces $1.5 Million Philanthropic Commitment

Robert M. Craft, MD, Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and University Anesthesiologists’ Chief Manager, recently announced that the physician group, University Anesthesiologists, has made a four-year $1.5 million philanthropic commitment to The University of Tennessee Medical Center and the UT Graduate School of Medicine. Read more


UT Graduate School of Medicine Celebrates Match Day

The National Residency Matching Program's "Match Day" was held Friday, March 17, and the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine celebrated a 100% fill of all of its residency positions among its 11 residency programs. Read more


Beeler Recognized as Distinguished Health Information Specialist

Congratulations to Cynthia Beeler, MLS, AHIP for her Distinguished Membership into the Academy of Health Information Specialists (AHIP). Read more


Amyloid Researchers Celebrate Rare Disease Day February 28

Join rare disease patients, researchers and health care advocates looking to make a difference on Tuesday, February 28, as part of Rare Disease Day®. Read more


Gerdau Supports Amyloidosis Research in Memory of Former Knoxville Mill Leader

A team of researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), ProNova, and the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School of Medicine have won a $100,000 seed funding award that is part of a larger NIH funded CTSA project, including the Georgetown School of Medicine. Read more


Dr. Osborne's Collaborative Research Wins Seed Funding

A team of researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), ProNova, and the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School of Medicine have won a $100,000 seed funding award that is part of a larger NIH funded CTSA project, including the Georgetown School of Medicine. Read more


Dr. Zite Earns Grant and Advocates for Women

Nikki Zite, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has received a grant from the National Institute of Reproductive Health (NIRH) to advocate for immediate post-partum Long Acting Reversible Contraception options to be available in Tennessee. Read more


Dr. Rogers Leads Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Program

Bret Rogers, MD, Assistant Professor, is now Fellowship Director of the Cardiovascular Diseases program. Read more


Dr. Huffstutter Is Outstanding UTHSC COM Alumnus

Paul Huffstutter, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Co-Director of the UT Center for Advanced Medical Simulation, received a 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the UT Health Science Center College of Medicine. Read more


Dr. Norwood Receives ACP Laureate Award of the Tennessee Chapter

Daphne Norwood, MD, Assistant Professor and Transitional Year Residency Program Director, received the 2016 Laureate Award from the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians for her commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research and service. Read more


International College of Dentists Elects Dr. O. Lee Wilson

The International College of Dentists, the world's oldest and largest honor society for dentists, invited O. Lee Wilson, DMD, Associate Professor and Chair, Dentistry, into its fellowship. Read more


Research Finds Hepatitis C Spreads Via Shared Straws

Craig Towers, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has found evidence that the sharing of snorting utensils, such as straws, when abusing illicit drugs can transmit Hepatitis C (HCV) and other blood-borne viruses like HIV from person to person. Read more


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