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Yolanda Horton fullYolanda Horton began her career at UAB as a work-study student while in college, and has worked with the internal medicine department for 19 years. Some of her duties include serving as the first point of contact for residency applicants and the organizer of the bus tour of potential residents.

Horton was named Employee of the Month in September 2015 for her administrative work and commitment to the program.

“She says yes to everything we ask her to do; never once has she said, ‘It’s not my job,’” said Lisa Willett, M.D., associate professor of internal medicine. “She goes above and beyond to help with whatever our office and residents need.” Read more about Yolanda here.

“Working with the internal medicine residents is really a rewarding experience. You develop so many bonds with them, helping them to get what they need, socializing with them at various activities and developing so many new friendships over the years." —Horton