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‘Radical Empathy’ Key to Addressing Structural Racism in Health Care

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“We are all going to have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable,” said Altha Stewart, MD, as she moderated a community conversation Wednesday hosted by the UTHSC College of Medicine titled, “Why Aren’t We All Mad? A Dialogue on Structural Racism in the Health Care System.” More than 400 joined Zoom for the dialogue, the… Read More


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UTHSC Emergency Medicine Physician Ready to Lead Alternate-Care COVID-19 Hospital

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Richard Walker, MD, has never been one to back away from emergency situations. Before attending medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, he served with the local Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Urban Search and Rescue Task Force. As a technical search specialist and later a rescue officer,… Read More


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UTHSC Leads Region’s Alternative-Care Hospital for COVID-19 Patients

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When the Governor Bill Lee came to Memphis Saturday to survey the city’s response to the novel coronavirus, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center stood front and center as the leader of a 400-bed, alternative-care field hospital that is being built by the Army Corps of Engineers in the former Commercial Appeal building at… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Produces Video for Health Care Workers on Procedure for Collecting Nasal Samples for COVID-19 Testing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has produced a training video detailing the proper protocol for collecting nasopharyngeal samples to test for coronavirus infection. The video is intended for distribution to hospitals, clinical care providers, and testing sites as a guide to ensure proper procedure is used at the various sites… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Online Coronavirus Symposium

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More than 1,500 people registered for a two-hour online coronavirus symposium hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today. Leaders from UTHSC’s College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, and Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, as well as the Shelby County Health Department, shared the latest information on the development of the virus; its spread globally,… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Health Department, and City of Memphis Begin Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, working with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis, today began drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at Tiger Lane at the Memphis Fairgrounds. Testing will be done in a series of tents set up at the Fairgrounds, and it is hoped, at other community sites in the… Read More


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Foretia Helping to Extend UTHSC’s Global Footprint

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Surgeon Denis Foretia was born in Cameroon and has made it his mission to improve surgical care, research, and health outcomes in Africa. In doing so, this assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is extending the university’s impact overseas and bringing knowledge and experience back… Read More


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New Anesthesiology Residency Program Accredited at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received accreditation for a new anesthesiology residency program in its College of Medicine. The residency program was approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) following a detailed application process that involved collaboration by the university and its partner teaching hospitals. The inaugural cohort of… Read More