UAB Department of Pathology
Welcome to the UAB Department of Pathology website. The UAB Department of Pathology provides extensive clinical services and teaching while maintaining large and productive research programs. Currently, the Department has over $20 million per year in extramural research funding and our clinical services, including inpatient, outpatient and outreach, completes over 6 million procedures per year. Our training programs are among the finest in the country and our faculty have achieved national and international recognition in service, teaching and research.
Pathology Teaching Faculty win 2015 Medical Student Argus Teaching A
Three Department of Pathology teaching faculty were selected as teaching award recipients among the faculty honored by students from the UAB School of Medicine with 2015 Argus Awards.
The Argus Awards, created in 1996 to recognize faculty members, give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. Faculty are nominated by course evaluations and students vote to select award winners in each category. Pathology teaching faculty who were winners and nominees for the 2015 Argus Awards include:
For the fifth year in a row Ken Waites, M.D. was selected as the Best Educator in the Fundamentals 2 module. The Cardiovascular Module directed by Silvio Litovsky, M.D. received the award for Best MS1 Organ System Module. And Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D. was lauded as the Best Educator in the Reproductive Module.
Additional pathology faculty and their courses nominated by the students for award consideration included: nominee for the Best Introductory Module was Fundamentals 2 directed by Peter Anderson, D.V.M, Ph.D. and Ken Waites, M.D. Nominees for the award of Best Organ Module included the Pulmonary Module directed by C. Bruce Alexander, M.D., the Hematology-Oncology Module directed by Vishnu Reddy, M.D., and the Reproduction Module directed by Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D.
Kudos to all pathology teaching faculty who help to make the pathology undergraduate teaching program a rousing success.