Category: Clinical Care


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2017

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  Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Brings Health Clinic to Rural Texas Community

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center played a role in the health care history of a small town in Texas as far back as the late 1800s. A three-time graduate of UTHSC’s College of Nursing has rekindled that connection. On September 28, UTHSC College of Nursing alumna Elizabeth Ellis, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, opened the… Read More


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UTHSC’s Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Features State-of-The-Art Simulation Training

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A new program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center educates nurses to work alongside surgeons in the operating room performing surgical procedures, including suturing, tissue handling, and controlling bleeding. The Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) Program, the first of its kind in Tennessee and one of only a… Read More


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APhA-ASP To Host Community Health Fair on December 1

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On December 1, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will host a community health fair in collaboration with Planned Parenthood and OUT Memphis, an advocacy organization for the LGBTQIA community. The event will take place from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Sexton Community Center, located… Read More


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UTHSC/Le Bonheur Pediatrician Prescribes Books for All His Patients

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Memphis pediatrician Jason Yaun is committed to caring for the bodies and the minds of his patients. A graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, Dr. Yaun, 35, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UTHSC and a physician in the General Pediatrics Department at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Born… Read More


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Free Flu Shots for UTHSC Campus October 16 at Boo Flu

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center wants to make sure you are doing your part on being protected from the flu virus this year by stopping by to receive a free flu vaccination at Boo Flu. The event will take place in the Madison Plaza Lobby on October 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Read More


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UTHSC Celebrates 50 Years of the Physician Assistant Profession

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As the physician assistant (PA) profession is approaching its 50th year of existence, many people are still not aware of the occupation, what it entails, and the significant impact it has in the health care community. The PA’s role is to see patients, order tests, perform procedures, and assist in surgery. PAs can also see… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More