The new doctors spent the day Monday, June 20 in orientation, where faculty and staff across UAB Hospital and School of Medicine familiarized them with  policies, procedures, priorities and initiatives.
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.
Longtime faculty honored during the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees meeting June 17 include Rosalia Scripa, Louis Dale, Joseph Bloomer and G. M. Anantharamaiah.
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.
.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.
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.