Board President- Scott Christensen, CEO Delta Regional Medical Center
Board Vice President /Treasury-Courtney Phillips- CEO South Sunflower County Hospital
Board Secretary- Janice Sherman CEO Community Health Center Association of Mississippi
A native of the Mississippi Delta, Dr. Walker earned her undergraduate degree at Delta State University and her Medical Degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She also completed her family medicine residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine. Under her leadership, the Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency Program, which will be principally located at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville and closely affiliation with South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola, has potential to become a model for rural primary care residency programs..
We are proud to have Dr. Collins join the Mississippi Delta Family Medicine program as Associate Program Director. Dr. Collins is a graduate of the UMMC Family Medicine Residency and a native Mississippian. Dr. Collins has a vast knowledge of Mississippi's healthcare needs having worked in a number of hospitals across Mississippi.
We are enormously fortunate and blessed to have Dr. Lessa Phillips as a member of our core faculty. Dr. Phillips is Professor Emeritus and past Chair of the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Family Medicine.
We welcome Ms. Bowlin to our family. Ms. Bowlin has served at Delta Regional Medical Center for many years and very familiar with the needs and opportunities of the region. She is a great addition to our team as we build something special in the Mississippi Delta.
We welcome Ms. Martinez to our family. Ms. Martinez comes to the Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Program having worked with residents and medical students for several years. She comes to the MSDFM Clinic from the UMMC Family Medicine Flowood Clinic.
The old King's Daughters Hospital or the Delta Regional Medical Center's West Campus as it is known today will be the home of the Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency program and continuity clinic. On January 29, 2020 the Family Medicine program received Initial Accreditation status from the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This will be the first GME training program developed under the guidance and leadership of the Mississippi Medical Education and Research Consortium (MS MERC). The plan is to begin training its first residents in family medicine July 1, 2020. Additional faculty and staff will be added as the GME program develops.
At Mississippi Delta Family Medicine Residency Center we treat even the smallest members of the family! From infancy to adulthood, we're here for examination, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing wellness for your children.
Not feeling well or just need an annual exam? We do it all! We also perform sports physicals and referrals for injuries. Whether you're sick or only need some routine maintenance, we're here for you!
Women's health is important to us. If you're starting a family or maintaining your overall health, our resident physicians are available for all your women's health needs.
Your contribution is greatly appreciated. Gifts like yours will enable us to increase access to primary care and family medicine training in the Mississippi Delta. We are grateful for your generosity.
COME VISIT US. EVERYONE PULLING TOGETHER WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE.