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Shelby County high school juniors & seniors can apply for paid summer fellowship learning job skills

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Rising high school juniors and seniors can apply for the program, which allows the teens to earn certifications in health coaching, training from folks at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center (UTHSC), and training in Microsoft Office and video editing. Participants will also receive Memphis Urban League’s job readiness curriculum and attend lunch and… Read More


Zak Osmo on how music, art can heal the brain

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For Zak Ozmo, music is not just his profession and his love, it’s also something that helped him heal. A refugee from Bosnia and Herzegovina during the civil war in Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, Zak turned to music to help heal from the trauma of that experience.


No Evidence That Live Vaccines Are Unsafe for Patients on Dupilumab

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There is no evidence to suggest that administration of live vaccines to patients receiving dupilumab is unsafe, and vaccine efficacy is not affected by dupilumab, according to a position paper published online June 5 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.


Amplifying Voices and Building Bridges: NIMH Symposium Calls for Action Towards an Inclusive Path Forward

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It is estimated that one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. These conditions can range in severity and lead to disability.


Top ten largest hospitals in Tennessee by bed size in 2021

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The cities of Nashville and Memphis are home to four and three of the ten largest general acute care hospitals in the state of Tennessee, US, respectively.


Finding Balance in Family, Medicine

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Grant Studebaker, M.D., FAAFP, FASAM, is the program director and an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Jackson, but his work extends well beyond those roles.


Movers & Shakers

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Following a national search, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has named Dr. Jessica Snowden as its new vice chancellor for research, effective Sept. 1.


Tennessee, other states with abortion bans see drop in doctor residency applicants

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At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the pediatrics residency program saw a 10% decrease in residency applications. UTHSC pediatrics residency program director Dr. Bindiya Bagga said this mirrors a nationwide trends in pediatrics programs.