Ted J. Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” from noon – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.
Stefan Kertesz, M.D., and medical student Ynhi Thai will share their ideas on poverty at the next TEDxBirminghamSalon event on Monday, Dec. 8 at Trim Tab Brewing.
The addition of five new research scientists takes UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology to new heights.
Etty “Tika” Benveniste, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology, has been appointed interim senior associate dean for Research Administration and Development in the UAB School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Two highly acclaimed cancer researchers, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., and Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, will join UAB in January 2015.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its inaugural Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 6, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.
Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present “UAB: Its Opportunity to Lead Us into the New World for Health Care,” Thursday, Aug. 14 as the inaugural speaker in the Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture series.
The Argus Awards, created in 1996 to recognize faculty members, give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
The UAB School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process and a visit from the LCME site survey team.