• Johns awarded Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Endowed Leadership Scholarship
    Johns awarded Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Endowed Leadership Scholarship James Dixon Johns has been awarded the 2018 Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded to third-year medical students who have excelled in academics, service, and leadership, will provide a full tuition for the third year of medical school and is renewable for the fourth year.
    Written on August 13, 2018 Read 164 times
  • Streiffer steps down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences
    Streiffer steps down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences Richard Streiffer, M.D., will step down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences at The University of Alabama at the end of the summer. He has served in that position since 2012 and was the seventh dean of the College of Community Health Sciences. He will remain on faculty as a professor of Family Medicine and will continue to contribute to UA, the UA School of Medicine and CCHS.
    Written on August 08, 2018 Read 203 times
  • Peterson named assistant dean for students
    Peterson named assistant dean for students Todd Peterson, M.D., has been named assistant dean for students. In this role, Peterson will report to and work closely with the associate dean for students to provide career support, professional development and advising services for students during their 3rd and 4th years of medical school training
    Written on August 08, 2018 Read 651 times
  • School of Medicine to welcome 2018 incoming class at annual White Coat Ceremony
    School of Medicine to welcome 2018 incoming class at annual White Coat Ceremony UAB's School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
    Written on August 01, 2018 Read 580 times
  • Theiss elected to membership committee of American Orthopaedic Association
    Theiss elected to membership committee of American Orthopaedic Association Dr. Steven Theiss, M.D., the John D. Sherrill Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Interim Chair of the UAB Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been elected to the membership committee of the American Orthopaedic Association for a five-year term.
    Written on August 01, 2018 Read 163 times
  • School of Medicine orientation welcomes the 2018 incoming class
    School of Medicine orientation welcomes the 2018 incoming class

    The School of Medicine welcomed its first-year medical students with an orientation July 23-27. During the weeklong orientation, the 2018 incoming class enjoyed academic sessions from faculty members and breakout sessions led by a group of second-year medical students who served as orientation leaders.

    Written on July 30, 2018 Read 572 times
  • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center leads Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition
    UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center leads Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) is leading organizations across the state in the Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition, with the goal to address barriers and improve human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination rates in Alabama.
    Written on July 25, 2018 Read 298 times
  • Tuscaloosa Regional Campus students awarded primary care scholarships
    Tuscaloosa Regional Campus students awarded primary care scholarships

    Five UAB School of Medicine students completing their clinical educations at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus are among the recipients of the new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama primary care scholarships. Blue Cross provided $3.6 million to the School of Medicine for the primary care scholarships to train a total of 60 primary care physicians over five years.

    Written on July 25, 2018 Read 373 times
  • Bhatia receives grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
    Bhatia receives grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, has been awarded a $600,000 grant by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to study anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity in childhood cancer survivors.
    Written on July 25, 2018 Read 330 times
  • UAB Medicine to launch use of Well-Being Index
    UAB Medicine to launch use of Well-Being Index UAB Medicine has partnered with MedEd Solutions to offer the Well-Being Index—a brief online self-assessment which provides immediate, individualized feedback including tools and local and national resources to address personal well-being.
    Written on July 25, 2018 Read 416 times
  • Medical student awarded $50,000 scholarship
    Medical student awarded $50,000 scholarship School of Medicine rising third-year student, Alana Nichols, was one of five medical students awarded the 2018 Links Scholars in Medicine scholarship from The Links Inc.
    Written on July 18, 2018 Read 860 times
  • Huntsville RMC hosted annual simulation internship day
    Huntsville RMC hosted annual simulation internship day The UAB School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus held its second annual simulation internship day for its internal medicine and family medicine interns this summer.
    Written on July 17, 2018 Read 263 times
  • Medical student starts 'Share the Music' program
    Medical student starts 'Share the Music' program

    For UAB School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Medical Campus fourth-year student Michelle Wang, music was not only a way to relax after a long day at work but also a way to share a little bit of joy with patients who might be going through a tough time.

    Written on July 11, 2018 Read 1104 times
  • Join Equal Access Birmingham for the annual Heart + Sole 5K Run
    Join Equal Access Birmingham for the annual Heart + Sole 5K Run Equal Access Birmingham will host its fifth annual Heart + Sole 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Aug. 18, to raise funds for the School of Medicine's student-run free clinic, which provides health care and education to Birmingham’s homeless and uninsured population.
    Written on July 10, 2018 Read 437 times
  • Leadership Message from Dr. Larson: Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
    Leadership Message from Dr. Larson: Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Jean Ann Larson, Ph.D., explores the importance of improving your emotional intelligence as a leader.
    Written on July 10, 2018 Read 912 times
  • UAB Medicine welcomes new residents
    UAB Medicine welcomes new residents

    UAB Graduate Medical Education hosted an orientation to welcome over 180 new residents and fellows on Wednesday, June 20. Throughout the day, residents and fellows enjoyed attending various sessions that covered topics to prepare them to begin training at UAB.

    Written on June 27, 2018 Read 1471 times
  • Otolaryngology resident wins Alavi-Mandell Award
    Otolaryngology resident wins Alavi-Mandell Award Rising PGY-3, Lindsay Moore, M.D., has been selected as the recipient of the Alavi-Mandell Award.
    Written on June 20, 2018 Read 546 times
  • School of Medicine offers retirement planning resources to faculty
    School of Medicine offers retirement planning resources to faculty Based on previous engagement survey responses and national conversations, the School of Medicine recognized the importance of addressing the topic of retirement planning—an issue that is relevant to all faculty members.
    Written on June 20, 2018 Read 794 times
  • Scholars Program intensifies primary care training for residents
    Scholars Program intensifies primary care training for residents UAB internal medicine residents interested in primary care careers can apply for admission in a scholars program that provides more immersive training to build the next generation of primary care physicians.
    Written on June 20, 2018 Read 544 times
  • Student Insights: Orientation Tips for the Class of 2018

    The purpose of this article is to provide you with information on what to expect during Orientation, reminding you of some last minute business to take care of, and hopefully ease any qualms you may have about embarking on this new season of life.

    Written on June 19, 2018 Read 899 times
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