UAB Women in Medicine launched its own chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) with a lunch event on Nov. 9.
Five women in the process of remodeling society were recently honored for their promotion to the rank of professor in the UAB School of Medicine with a special lecture and reception at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
I had the opportunity this morning to sit down with Evan Belanger, the education reporter for al.com, and discuss many wonderful initiatives we're working on in the School of Medicine. Here is a very short video outtake of one topic we covered, minority health and health disparities and UAB's unique position that affords us the opportunity to really make a lot of progress in these areas. You can read more about this at the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center website.
UAB will lead the academic partnership between 13 Alabama colleges and universities to promote increasing minority representation in medical careers.