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“Uncomfortable Conversations” Series Creates Open Dialogue for UTHSC Students

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In June, hundreds of health care professionals, staff, and students participated in “White Coats for Black Lives,” at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, a display of solidarity against racism. “This does not stop at this protest,” said Elizabeth Clayton, a second-year medical student. “We must continue to examine our own hearts and minds.… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Launches 3-Year Curriculum Program For Primary Care Fields

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is pleased to launch an accelerated curriculum program to allow students committed to practicing in primary care fields to complete their medical education and training in three years, instead of the customary four years. The Accelerated 3-Year MD Program was approved in late… Read More


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UTHSC To Hold Virtual 2020 Winter Commencement December 10

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 89 new health care professionals during its virtual 2020 Winter Commencement ceremony on December 10. In addition, for the first time, a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree will be awarded to 456 students from the College of Pharmacy. The ceremony will take place at… Read More


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Charles Snyder Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Community Engagement at UTHSC

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Charles Snyder, PhD, MPH, EdM, has been promoted to the role of assistant vice chancellor for the Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Snyder previously served as director of the Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement, which includes Student Affairs, Student Life, Health Career… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Endowment Funds Allow Every Student in College to Receive a Scholarship

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The UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Feurt Committee, which oversees the college’s largest endowment, has made it possible for the college to allow 100% of the student body to have a scholarship for the 2021 spring semester. The Feurt Committee funds are typically used for an annual symposium, international program, and some selected student scholarships. Because… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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HSC Hub Named As New Campus Store for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s campus store in the 930 Madison Plaza, first floor, has a new name and a new look. It is now called the HSC Hub. Formerly managed under the VolShop brand, headquartered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the new HSC Hub now operates as an independent retailer with… Read More


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SASSI Focused on Mental Health and Well-being of Students

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The Office of Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion (SASSI) hasn’t let social distancing keep it from connecting with students at UTHSC to help them manage stress during the pandemic. Their team has been focused on the mental health and well-being of students long before social distancing guidelines went into effect. The office has been… Read More