The UAB School of Medicine hosted more than 160 medical students, faculty, and administrators from 40 medical schools across the United States and Mexico at the Learning Communities Institute’s 14th annual conference Sept. 15-17.
Alice R. Goepfert, M.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been named associate dean for Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine and Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital.
Winners of the 2017 Argus Awards were announced at the ceremony held Friday, Sept. 8. The awards are given each year by medical students to honor their professors and course directors for excellence in medical education.
Christina J. Grabowski, Ph.D., an expert in in medical school holistic admissions, will join the UAB School of Medicine as the new associate dean for Admissions and Enrollment Management on March 1.
F. Stanford Massie Jr., M.D., professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine, was recently awarded the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. 
Seven faculty in the UAB School of Medicine have been named recipients of the 2016-2017  PROSPER Curricular Enrichment and Innovation Awards.
Faculty and staff in the Department of Medical Education have restructured the process of accepting international medical students for clinical electives at UAB.
Majd Zayzafoon, M.D., Ph.D., MBA has been appointed to the newly created positions of director of International Medical Education in the School of Medicine and director of International Education in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost.
Shawn Galin, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine, has been named director of the Clinical Skills Center in the School of Medicine, effective Dec. 1.
The Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance has become the first organization in Alabama to offer performance improvement continuing medical education for exclusively practice-based physicians through its developmental screening project, Help Me Grow/Project LAUNCH.
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