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 has adopted a new tool called Profiles to help faculty with the tracking and reporting of scholarly activities. Additionally, Profiles drives certain data to a public facing website that will showcase UAB faculty in a searchable directory—Scholars@UAB. This companion website is slated to launch on September 14.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will host its 6th Annual Symposium on Sept. 21, in the Hill Student Center Ballroom.
Chandler and Amanda Stisher, two Huntsville Regional Medical Campus MS4 students, have been elected to positions within the American Academy of Family Physicians.
UAB is implementing a building safety plan that will allow more controlled access to campus facilities to provide increased security for faculty, staff, and students.
The GME Wellness Subcommittee, chaired by Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., has selected three projects to receive financial support through the GME Works for Well-Being initiative.
The Department of Medical Education and the Argus Society are pleased to announce the 2017 Argus Awards nominations. Winners will be announced at the Argus Awards Ceremony on at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the UAB Alumni House
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.
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