The UTHSC College of Medicine in Memphis, the sponsoring institution for medical residencies in Memphis, Nashville and Jackson, has been put on probationary accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The institution’s status does not affect accreditation of its 73 residency and fellowships programs in those cities. Residencies at the Knoxville and Chattanooga… Read More
In the Media Tag: Dr. Scott Strome
A key medical leader involved in COVID-19 testing in Memphis says the area’s virus testing system remains so flawed that it cannot be relied upon as a tool for quick reopening of society.open, test problems remain, says UTHSC official
If it were a normal school year, Vanderbilt medical students Thomas Day and Tita Peña would be spending their time at the Shade Tree Clinic, offering free medical care for Nashville’s uninsured.
Top officials in Memphis and Shelby County are calling for more people to get tested for coronavirus, even if they have mild symptoms. But problems in testing persist, and current capacity is still less than what’s needed to control the virus, according to one of the key people involved in the testing effort, Dr. Scott… Read More
Out of work? The Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps wants you to apply to help the community respond to the COVID-19 pandemic — whether you’re a medical worker or not.
A majority of people who test positive for COVID-19 do recover from the illness. A Memphis man who survived the virus is now discussing the effects of the disease.
Several Shelby County commissioners also are pushing for county funding to open more testing sites in North and South Memphis and medical equipment supplies to combat the pandemic. One is Tami Sawyer, who had symptoms related to coronavirus and had to be tested twice at Christ Community Health Services over a two-week period, before receiving… Read More
Tennessee health care may have received a victory this month, as recent UT policy looked to encourage medical school attendance. The Board of Trustees at UT’s Health Science Center recently approved a series of tuition cuts. While only certain medical school degrees will be affected, any who go to UT Memphis for such medical majors… Read More