The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine, plans to fulfill the school's strategic plan and keep UAB at the front of scientific discovery.
Seventeen local artists will work with a variety of media to create masterpieces in 90 minutes that can be purchased during the silent auction.
The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
The Best Medicine Show, a variety show featuring performances from UAB medical students, will raise funds for Equal Access Birmingham.
The Collat School of Business received a $125,000 gift for the Healthcare Leadership Academy, a joint collaboration with the School of Medicine.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
Stephanie Meadows, chief financial officer for the School of Medicine, will receive the Susan D. Marchase Outstanding Woman Administrator Award, given each year to leaders who have mentored and served other women.
Aimed at increasing awareness of the educational, economic and artistic benefits of the ASO to the medical community, Doctors for the ASO is one of two distinct professional giving societies of the Symphony.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.