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Dedicated to a Healthy Community

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC College of Nursing magazine. In this issue you’ll discover the many ways the college is dedicated to building a healthy community in the Mid-South; learn about the Center for Community Partnerships and Nursing Innovation and how its forging local and global relationships; find out which universities are… Read More


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College of Nursing Introduces New 12-Month BSN Program

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Beginning this fall, the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will transition it’s BSN program into a 12-month program of study. “We are so excited to move toward our 12-month, concept-based curriculum. Faculty, staff, and leadership have been working for well over a year to bring this new innovative program to our… Read More


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UTHSC Physician Assistant Program Achieves 100% First-Time Board Pass Rate

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Graduates from the 2018 cohort of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Physician Assistant Program, which included 25 students, earned a 100% first-time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). The UTHSC PA Program was the only program that graduated students in 2018 with a 100% pass rate. Issued by the… Read More


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Lactation Rooms Now Available for Use At UTHSC

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The Offices of Equity and Diversity (OED) and Human Resources (HR) are working collaboratively with the campus administration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to address issues related to pregnancy and breastfeeding on campus. As a result, two new private spaces for nursing mothers are now available in OED (920 Madison, Suite 825)… Read More


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Pediatric Acute Care Graduate Brings Awareness to Smoking Cessation

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Jamila Smith-Young graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in microbiology and began her career doing asthma research before interning with the pulmonary unit at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Eight years later, through a quality improvement project, she is changing the way the pulmonary division interacts with patients whose parents smoke.… Read More


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Students from Physician Assistant Program Raise $500 for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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Students from UTHSC’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program recently raised $500 through t-shirt sales for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU). The IMCU is designed for children who have been released from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, but still need specialized nursing care and children who will require extensive discharge preparations before going home. The unit… Read More


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Black Student Association Kicks Off Philanthropic Efforts With Donation to Mid-South Food Bank

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) donated $250 to the Mid-South Food Bank on Tuesday. The donation is the first philanthropic initiative for this academic year. The group took the first half of the year to help new students become acclimated to the rigor of graduate professional… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Cares for Well-Being of Students

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Soon after starting her clinical rotations in 2017, third-year College of Medicine student Anh Vo felt something was missing. The clinical work was stressful, she didn’t get to see her classmates, and everything seemed new and unfamiliar. She approached her faculty adviser with an idea — starting an informal group meeting so medical classmates could… Read More