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Medical Students Get Virtual Reality Training at New UTHSC Building

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A new $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation opens this week at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The 45,000 square-foot facility is upgrading education and training for medical students and residents. The building includes virtual reality technology, so students can practice everything from ultrasounds to surgeries. It’s the only one… Read More


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UTHSC to Open $39.7 Million Center for Healthcare Improvement May 11

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) plans to open its $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) on May 11. The 45,000-square-foot, facility at 26 South Dunlap is dedicated to education, research, and professional development of enhanced clinical skills using standardized patients (actors trained to portray patients), high-fidelity patient simulators… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has launched the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2). Operating as a separate 501(c) (3) subsidiary of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), CTN2 was created to enable UTHSC clinical research faculty to design, solicit, and conduct robust statewide clinical trials with the overarching goal of… Read More


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Are you raising a ‘retro toddler?’ Here’s what that means and why it matters

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Pediatric occupational therapist Dr. Anne Zachry explains why abandoning glitzy technology for low-tech activities and toys is important to raising healthy, happy and smart children.


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Memphis medical marvels assemble for ambitious crossover event

The Memphis Business Journal

Health care depends on different disciplines working together to address patient needs. But, historically interprofessionalism was not a part of the traditional health science education system, according to Sajeesh Kumar, associate professor of health informatics and information Management at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


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UTHSC Program to Help Students, Faculty Pursue Global Mission Work

The Daily News

Janyn Quiz, a first-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to pursue surgical mission work outside the United States. A native of the Philippines who moved to the United States two years ago with her family, she’s part of a group of students and faculty that have built and launched… Read More


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Black Men In White Coats Youth Summit

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A new effort to encourage black men and women to pursue a career in medicine launched in Memphis Saturday. The number of black men working in medicine has dwindled over the past 40 years, according to health leaders. In 2017, 18 African American men enrolled at University of Tennessee Health Science Center compared to 92… Read More


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 $3B in capital investments planned for Medical District

The Memphis Business Journal

MMDC is comprised of Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, Southern College of Optometry, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Southwest Tennessee Community College and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.