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“I hope these funds will provide continuity of resources in clinical care, research, and teaching. With all three areas, funding can wax and wane; I believe these endowments can provide stability.”

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“Patient care is demanding, and providing faculty with an outlet for continued learning and career development helps to increase their fulfillment and overall job satisfaction—helping us to retain the best and brightest at UAB.”

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“As I reflected on all that I had learned about Tinsley Harrison, I thought we should try to ensure that future generations understand the multiple layers of influence that Dr. Harrison left.”

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“Dr. Adams invested in our mission of providing the highest quality of pathology education, and the benefits of his investment are evident in the quality of our residents and our program.”

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I decided to donate once I became a patient and realized that my doctor and the fellows weren’t just treating me; they were doing research to find a quicker diagnosis for me, a better way to treat me.

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“The scholarship demonstrates Dr. Burleson’s investment in UAB’s next generation of medical leaders, which is such an encouragement to medical students and residents.”

Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Second-year medical student Ynhi Thai spoke to assumptions made about uninsured and underserved individuals, and how those attitudes can keep society from moving forward at a TEDxBirmingham Salon event exploring new ideas about poverty in Birmingham on Dec. 8.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.