Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
The Best Medicine Show, hosted by the School of Medicine Student Senate, begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 inside the Boutwell Auditorium.
UAB Medicine received a 2015 Women’s Choice Award and was named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, launched a program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine.
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
The 2015 UAB Annual Employee Chili Cook-off, benefiting the UAB Benevolent Fund, will be held Thursday, February 26, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the UAB Hospital-Highlands Cafeteria and the UAB Hospital West Pavilion Atrium.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
Ted J. Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” from noon – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
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.