The AMC21 School of Medicine Research Retreat met on Jan. 19, 2018, with focus on “Strategic Recruitment in the SOM.” As part of the AMC21-five-year goal to reach the top 20 in NIH funding, UAB will need to recruit a net of 80 to 84 funded faculty and retain and develop current faculty.
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an annual honor established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty across the School of Medicine.
The School of Medicine is hosting its first Research Roundtable on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. This all-day event will spotlight the School of Medicine’s five research focus areas.
Using nonclinical navigators, the Family Navigation Program will provide support and services to children diagnosed with cancer and sickle cell disease, as well as to their families. The interdisciplinary team led by the UAB Department of Pediatrics was awarded a grant to create the Family Care Connect Program.
Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., professor in the UAB Department of Microbiology, has been elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM). This honor recognizes his excellence, originality and leadership in the microbiological sciences.
David A. Rogers, M.D., MHPE, became UAB Medicine’s inaugural chief wellness officer on Jan. 1. This newly created position showcases how UAB Medicine is prioritizing faculty and staff wellness.
Eric Wallace, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology, is a junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Service.
Best Doctors in America recognized UAB doctors from 39 specialties and 179 subspecialties, with the total number of national physicians included reflecting only 4 percent of doctors in America. The only way for a physician to be selected is to be peer-nominated and voted in by current Best Doctors winners.
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