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Match Day 2022 Returns to Campus

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  During Match Day 2022, 166 medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center learned where they will spend the next three to seven years as resident physicians. Of those, 43% will be attending Tennessee-based residencies. Students gathered on the UTHSC campus in the Nash and Mooney buildings to celebrate their career placements… Read More


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Medical Student Plans to Fulfill Passion to Serve Through Health Professions Scholarship Program

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First-year medical student Hayden Hall stood in the breezy courtyard of UT Health Science Center’s Historic Quadrangle at noon Friday to be commissioned into the Air Force as part of the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP). He was surrounded by a small group of classmates, several of whom are also members of the Health Professions… Read More


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UTHSC Physician, Researcher Invited to Present Cancer Research at Prestigious Annual Meeting

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For two decades, scientists have been able to identify the molecular signature of specific cancers by isolating the RNA, responsible for dictating which proteins are produced and, by extension, how the cells behave in the body. Now, Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, director of the Center for Cancer Research at at the University of Tennessee… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Offers Inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam

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Storytelling is one of the earliest human art forms, and it still packs a punch even in our high-tech culture. The power of storytelling will be on full display at the inaugural Kaleidoscope Story Slam at 6:00 p.m., March 24, in the Schreier Auditorium of the Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison. Hosted by the University of… Read More


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First Cohort of Herbert Shainberg Scholars Arrive in Israel

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The first cohort of the Herbert Shainberg Scholars Program have officially arrived in Israel. Colbe Earles and Macy Cottrell are studying at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev during March as part of the new student exchange program that gives fourth-year students in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine an… Read More


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UTHSC Hiring People to Play Role of Patients in Simulation Trainings for Health Care Students

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Every year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center produces hundreds of health care professionals ready to begin seeing patents. In their training, every one of them has practiced caring for people who are paid to act out specific roles or conditions. Simulated patients, or SPs, are adults, 18 and older, who portray common conditions… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dr. Anthony Sheyn Named Chief of Otolaryngology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

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Anthony Sheyn, MD, associate professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), has been named the division chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. He replaces Jerome Thompson, MD, MBA, who is stepping back from the division chief role after 16 years. Dr. Sheyn has… Read More


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Chancellor Peter Buckley to Hold Campus-Wide Listening Sessions

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Since arriving at UTHSC in February, Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, has been focused on understanding challenges, successes, and ways the university must grow and evolve to meet the mission of improving the health and well-being of Tennessee and the global community. To that end, he will host several listening sessions, which will allow for direct… Read More