University of Mississippi


The Emergency Medicine residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center was founded in 1986, with departmental status since 1994. We are a PGY 1-3 program and will match 11 residents to start July 1, 2015. Over 200 emergency physicians have graduated our program and currently practice in a wide range of settings. Many of our graduates stay in Mississippi or other Southeastern states; however, we have graduates practicing all across the country, and several internationally. Approximately 25% percent of our graduates pursue careers in academic medicine.

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Given the global pandemic of the novel SARS-CoV-2, clinical trials are underway to elucidate an effective treatment. Be aware of the potential risks.
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Pregnancy comes with no shortage of potential complications. This 2018 Case-Con research summary offers insight into a severe postpartum condition to guard against.
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Evolving EMS protocols impact the care patients receive before they present to the ED, so emergency physicians should stay up-to-date on these changes in order to offer high-quality integrated care.
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Signs of posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocations can be subtle, but this condition is a true orthopedic emergency. Are you prepared to perform a reduction in the ED if necessary?
The ACGME Review Committee for Emergency Medicine has met multiple times during the past year to review program applications, discuss common requirements, and manage the transition to single accredita
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When a particularly rough shift ends, do you have a way to leave it behind you?
Lessons on Burnout from a Fire Chief When the fire of residency is burning you up, remember to stay calm, stay low, keep your head up, and focus on what matters most.   It was a dark, calm night at t
The Daddy Diaries: Emergency Tee-ball Editor's note: Dr. McDonald and his wife are raising 7 children as he completes his third year of residency, serves on the EMRA Board, and represents residents o
Ultrasound Evaluation: Achilles Tendon Case A 39-year-old male presents to the emergency department with pain and swelling in his right ankle two days after an injury he obtained while playing volley