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Emily Nations Bufkin, MD $$

Pediatrician

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English,
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Mississippi Medical Center (2016)
Internship
University of Alabama School of Medicine - GME (2017), Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Residency
University of Alabama School of Medicine - GME (2020), Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Departments and Programs

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Bufkin's clinical interests include improving health care transitions for adults with chronic childhood conditions as well as improving coordination of care for children with medical complexity. 

  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American College of Physicians
  • Awards and Honors

    • Founder’s Fund Recipient 2018, “Creating a Medical Home for Children with Medical Complexity,” University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • C. Glenn Cobbs Award for Excellence 2017, (“Book Award”) University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Magna cum Laude 2016, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
    • Brenda Pritchard Medical Scholarship 2016, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Clinical Skills Assessment Award 2016, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Department of Surgery Prize 2016, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Gold Humanism Honor Society 2016, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Alpha Omega Alpha 2015
    • Miller-Pittman Award 2015, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Rice-Holland Memorial Award 2015, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Ernest W. Goodpasture Award 2015, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Evers Society Leadership Award 2015, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Pediatric Scholar 2013, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    • Summa cum Laude 2012, Mississippi State University
    • Spirit of State 2012, Mississippi State University
    • Tau Beta Pi 2011, Mississippi State University
    • Phi Kappa Phi 2010, Mississippi State University
    • Distinguished Scholar 2008, Mississippi State University