Mercer Cluster

Mercer Medicine launches student-staffed clinic in Jimmy Carter’s hometown

Mercer Medicine launches student-staffed clinic in Jimmy Carter’s hometown

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Mercer School of Medicine (MSUM) opened a primary care center in Plains, Georgia, this summer to address the lack of health care services after the closure of the Plains Medical Center in March. The center also provides specialty care, mental health services, gynecological services, x-rays and more. S...

From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer Medicine

From rural health doctor to dean of Mercer Medicine

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking, Campus, News

After graduating in 1986 from Mercer’s School of Medicine, Dr. Jean Sumner chose to stay in her home state and live out Mercer Medicine’s mission: to educate physicians to meet the primary care and health care needs of rural and medically underserved areas of Georgia. In keeping with this mission,...

The student news site of Mercer University
Mercer Medicine