Category: Clinical Care


Multiyear Appointment Option Approved for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty at UTHSC

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Under a new procedure approved this summer by the UT Board of Trustees, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is now able to offer multiyear appointments to non-tenure-track faculty members. This landmark achievement for UTHSC faculty is the result of years of work by the UTHSC Faculty Senate, including the review of multiyear approaches… Read More


UTHSC, UofM Awarded $1 Million Collaborative Grant for Behavioral Health Care for Youth in Memphis and Mid-South

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A collaborative program between the University of Memphis (UofM) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center  (UTHSC), funded by a two-year $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), aims to increase the behavioral health workforce in Memphis and the Mid-South. The program, Recruiting Interprofessional Scholars for Excellence in Childhood, Adolescence… Read More


College of Nursing Receives Grant to Improve Emergency Care for People with Sickle Cell Disease

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a $364,502 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that will allow a specialized education outreach to health care professionals in the Mid-South Delta region to improve care for patients with sickle cell disease. The college will work in collaboration with… Read More


College of Medicine Assists in John P. Freeman Future Leaders of STEM Club White Coat Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine recently participated in the John P. Freeman Future Leaders of STEM Program White Coat Ceremony. The program is a yearlong initiative to promote accessibility to STEM education for children in grades 3 through 8 at John P. Freeman Optional School in Memphis. With a… Read More


Nursing Magazine Demonstrates College’s Achievements in Expanding Health Care Access

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The Fall 2023 issue of the College of Nursing Magazine showcases the innovative ways the college has reached into communities across Tennessee and the Mid-South region with new partnerships, new pathways for students, and new rural outreach programs. Going Mobile See how the new UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health Unit has begun to increase access to… Read More


CHIPS Wins 2023 Innovation Award

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was one of five recipients of the 2023 Innovation Awards presented today by Inside Memphis Business magazine and Memphis Magazine. CHIPS was recognized for putting Memphis and Tennessee on the map for cutting-edge simulation training across all health… Read More


2023 Norfleet Forum to Focus on Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

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The 2023 Frank Norfleet Forum for the Advancement of Health is set for Friday, October 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, this prestigious health forum will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) in health care and how it… Read More


Promoting Health and Literacy: UTHSC’s Pediatric Dental Clinics Provide Free Books for Patients

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When children attend their appointments at the pediatric dental clinics associated with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry, they can receive not only care for their teeth, but also enrichment for their minds. Through a program by the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation called A Book Just for Me, the clinic is… Read More