UAB is one of 13 universities participating in a summer learning experience in health care for students underrepresented in the health professions.
Larry Dossey, M.D., will deliver the lecture “Spirituality, Healing, and Modern Medicine: Present Developments & a Look into the Future,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 in Volker Hall, Lecture Room E.
First year medical students learned about health disparities and cultural competency at Diversity Boot Camp last week.
Undergraduate, middle- and high-school students learn about health careers during the six-week programs offered by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Nicholas Van Wagoner, M.D., Ph.D. recently joined the Department of Medical Student Services as assistant dean for students.
Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Young will develop partnerships with undergraduate students and programs to help those students be more competitive in applying to medical school.