Brit Blalock

Brit Blalock

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Six School of Medicine faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.
Last Friday, a bus carrying 26 UAB residents from the Department of Pediatrics was involved in a severe accident following a retreat at Camp McDowell. The School of Medicine leadership is extremely grateful to everyone who has been involved in the care for its residents and their families during this difficult time.
Created in 1996, the Argus Awards give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. Argus Award recipients and nominees were honored at a reception on Friday, Sept. 7 at the UAB Alumni House.
Talmadge E. King, M.D., dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs, will give this year’s Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture keynote on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. in Spain Auditorium. His presentation is titled, “Prepare for Opportunity: A Dean’s Perspective on Leadership.”
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will host its 6th Annual Symposium on Sept. 21, in the Hill Student Center Ballroom.
On Sunday, Aug. 12, the UAB School of Medicine welcomed 186 students in the entering class of 2018 and presented them with their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Harrington to get her insights about her research, UAB and the science community.

Todd Peterson, M.D., has been named assistant dean for students. In this role, Peterson will report to and work closely with the associate dean for students to provide career support, professional development and advising services for students during their 3rd and 4th years of medical school training
UAB Medicine has partnered with MedEd Solutions to offer the Well-Being Index—a brief online self-assessment which provides immediate, individualized feedback including tools and local and national resources to address personal well-being.
Rising PGY-3, Lindsay Moore, M.D., has been selected as the recipient of the Alavi-Mandell Award.
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