Written by SOM News
Six UAB School of Medicine students were elected to student leadership positions for the 2016-2017 Alabama Academy of Family Medicine during the AAFP annual meeting at San Destin, Fla.
The UA System Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new professorship and the appointment to fill it during its meeting June 17. Ashita Tolwani, M.D., was appointed the inaugural holder of the newly created DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Nephrology.
Joseph Biggio, M.D., is the first to hold the endowed position in maternal-fetal medicine named for John Hauth, who directed the division for more than 10 years.
In U.S. first, UAB physician uses telehealth to replace comprehensive face-to-face visit for home dialysis patientWritten by Tyler Greer
.Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
Written by Tyler Greer
A record $2,006,063 was pledged for this year’s campaign, which will help provide financial assistance to more than120 nonprofits in the Birmingham community.