Facts & Statistics

Aerial Shot of UMMC Campus


University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is more than 10,000 people, each working to deliver world-class medical care for every patient, every day.

What is UMMC?

University of Mississippi Medical Center is an academic medical center. Our three-part mission of education, research, and healthcare means that we:

  • Educate and train healthcare professionals of the future
  • Study and strive to understand the healthcare challenges facing Mississippi and its people today
  • Provide healthcare services that are supported by academic scholarship, medical research, and a collective effort to improve the health of all Mississippians

UMMC is unique to Mississippi and provides important services found at the state's only academic medical center.

Who leads UMMC?

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Children's of Mississippi, and all of the institution's clinics, schools, and departments have leaders dedicated to improving the health and lives of all Mississippians. 

Key facts about UMMC

Fiscal Year 2015 (July 2014 - June 2015):

  • Beds: 697 (includes 44 newborn beds)
  • Admissions: 33,825
  • Inpatient days: 201,704
  • Discharges: 32,400*
  • Births: 2,297
  • Surgical operations: 26,185
  • Emergency visits: 144,746
  • Clinic visits: 539,096
  • Hospital outpatient visits: 455,232

*Excluding UMMC Grenada and UMMC Holmes County.