Peach State Health Plan and Medial College of Georgia at Augusta University have announced a partnership to address the state's critical rural physician shortage. PSHP will present a $5.2 million grant to fund the MCG 3+ accelerated medical school...
Black, Latinx, Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Americans all have a COVID-19 death rate of at least double that of white Americans. Augusta University and AU Health are actively addressing these health care disparities and promoting COVID-19...
Over the next year, Jagwire will present a series of stories addressing racial and ethnic health care disparities and the ways Augusta University and AU Health are working to help.
Beam me up: Construction milestone marked this week.
The state of Georgia’s only public medical school will increase its enrollment from 240 students per class to 260 beginning with the 2021-22 academic year, with plans to grow to 300 students per class over the next five years.
Neil J. MacKinnon, dean of the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at August University.
All three candidates will visit campus over the coming weeks and participate in virtual presentations.
Dr. Zach Kelehear, vice provost for instruction at Augusta University, has been named interim provost and executive vice president of academic affairs, effective Aug. 31.
Whether it is efforts to expand coronavirus screening and testing across the state by teaming up with Georgia National Guard and the Georgia Department of Public Health or becoming one of the first hospitals in the state to do convalescent plasma...
Two distinguished award winners at Augusta University understand the power of mentoring.
Traditional stroke treatments like clot-dissolving tPA and surgical removal of big clots in the brain are good choices as well when the stroke results from SARS-CoV-2 infection, investigators report.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is helping lead the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic with the creation of a pandemic medicine course that will mobilize the medical school’s statewide faculty and see up to 400 third...
Find out who was named among the nation's top doctors for 2020.
Learn about Augusta University's rural health initiatives.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University has received approval from its accrediting body, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, to officially begin the process of redesigning its four-year core MD curriculum to three years.
Successive bouts of compressing then relaxing a limb with a blood pressure-like cuff to prepare the brain to better weather the lack of oxygen that occurs in stroke is one of six approaches being evaluated in the first national, head-on comparison...
Katrina Keefer has enthusiastically taken the reins as chief executive officer of Augusta University Health System.
Experts available to discuss viral hepatitis outbreaks, rural health care and telemedicine
Dr. David Hess, MCG dean, will testify before Congress about the importance of high-speed broadband internet and how it helped him and others develop a way to treat stroke patients remotely.
Miles remembers the assistant surgeon telling her “I won’t be the one that takes his life."