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UTHSC Advisory Board Meets in Memphis, Approves FY 2023 Budget

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met Wednesday, May 11, in Memphis, welcoming new members, hearing a report from Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, on his first few months in office, receiving updates from the deans of UTHSC’s six colleges, and approving the university’s FY 2023 budget, which raises its minimum wage to… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Ranked No. 26 for Primary Care By U.S. News & World Report

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine is ranked No. 26 for primary care in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Grad Schools Ranking. Out of 124 institutions ranked by the publication, UTHSC’s College of Medicine tied for No. 26 with East Carolina University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the… Read More


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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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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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John Schorge, MD, Joins UTHSC College of Medicine As Chair of OB/GYN on April 1

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John Schorge, MD, will join the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as the chair of obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) on April 1. Coming from Tufts Medical Center in Boston, he brings nearly three decades of experience. As OB/GYN chair and as a gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Schorge will be working with… Read More


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UTHSC Student Discovers, Beats Cancer First Year in Medical School

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Abraham Almatari always knew he wanted to be a doctor. But he had no idea going to medical school would save his life. As a college athlete and rock climber, he wanted to go into orthopedics. But things quickly changed thanks to an ultrasound lab during his first year at UTHSC. “We didn’t have standardized… Read More


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Natascha S. Thompson, MD, Named to Tennessee Medical Foundation Board

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Natascha S. Thompson, MD, FACP, associate dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named to the Board of the Tennessee Medical Foundation (TMF), which advocates for and provides support to physicians and other health care professionals impacted by addictive disease or mental or emotional illness. Dr.… Read More


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Dr. Andrew Griffith Awarded David D. Coleman Endowed Professorship

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Andrew Griffith, MD, PhD, the senior associate dean of research for UTHSC’s College of Medicine, has been awarded the David D. Coleman Endowed Professorship. Dr. Griffith joined the College of Medicine in July 2020 after 22 years at the National Institutes of Health. As senior associate dean of research, Dr. Griffith manages the growth of the… Read More