Announcements


DIXON FELLOWS ANNOUNCED: 

Since 1988, the Dixon Foundation has endowed a fellowship training program in Pediatrics expressly aimed at supporting postdoctoral training and research in Pediatric subspecialties. The selection committee met on Tuesday, May 16, and selected three fellows for 2017. Candidates were selected on a competitive basis. These awards will provide funds for tuition, and an educational stipend.
 


Please join us in congratulating the Dixon Fellow recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year: 
 
Jamie Aye, M.D., Pediatric Hematology & Oncology.
Project: “Investigation of Focal Adhesion Kinase and the Kinome in Metastatic Wilms Tumor.” Her Mentor is Dr. Elizabeth Beierle.

Miranda L. Curtiss, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric Allergy & Immunology.
Project: “Location Dependent Signals Fine Tune Dendritic Cell Control of TH2 Responses.”
Her Mentor is Dr. Fran Lund.

Corey Falcon, M.D., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
Project: “Generation of novel suicide gene modified anti-CD19 CAR redirected T cells.”
His Mentor is Dr. Fred Goldman.
 
Current Dixon Fellow, Claudette Poole, MD, Infectious Diseases, will continue the second year of her award.

CHU FAMILY EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
 

Children's of Alabama and the Department of Pediatrics receives a generous donation from the Chu Family to support educational initiatives. From this donation, a portion has been set aside for Pediatric Fellows. The selection committee for the Chu Family Educational Scholarship recently met on Wednesday, May 17, and selected two fellows to receive this educational scholarship. Candidates were selected on a competitive basis. These awards will provide funds for tuition, books and fees related to their educational endeavors.

Please join us in congratulating the Chu Family Educational Scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Courtney Crayne, M.D. – Upcoming 2nd year Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow.
Dr. Crayne will use funds to obtain a Certificate in Public Health through the UAB School of Public Health.

Erinn Schmit, M.D. – Upcoming 2nd year Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellow.
Dr. Schmit will use funds towards completing a Medical Education Certificate Program through the University of Cincinnati.

CHIF and Fellow Core Conference Attendance Award

The CHIF and Fellow Core Conference Attendance Award for the 2016-2017 Academic Year goes to Drs. Sai Surapa-Raju (Pediatric Critical Care) and Samantha Hill (Adolescent Medicine)


Meetings and Conferences


Child Heath Information Forum (CHIF)
Meets on the first and third Friday of the month
Bradley Lecture Center - 4th Floor Children's Harbor
12:00 - 1:00pm

Pediatric Fellow Core Educational Conferences
Meets on the second Friday of each month.
Bradley Lecture Center - 4th Floor Children's Harbor
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Please click here for the conference schedule. 

Pediatric Division Educational Conferences
Please look here  for schedules and additional details.

Salary, Benefits and Links


Please search the UASOM GME Website for salary and benefit information.

GME Policy Manual

ACGME Website
- Policies and Requirements
The ACGME is a nonprofit organization that accredits about 8,800 residency programs in the United States that educate 111,000  residents. Its mission is to improve health care by assessing and advancing the quality of resident physicians’ education through exemplary accreditation.

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