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Children's of Alabama Planning Full Month of Activities to Raise Awareness of Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders
To see a full list of the many events in the next two months, clickhere.
Help Provide Aid to Louisiana
We will be holding a Donation Drive from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2 for supplies and various goods to assist affected families in the Baton Rouge, LA area. Goods requested include: cleaning supplies, mops, pillows, blankets, diapers, baby food and formula, toilet paper, packages of new underwear or socks, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, soap, lotion, deodorant, and school supplies. Boxes to donate will be located at the information desk of Benjamin Russell Hospital, the Pediatric Residency Housestaff Office and Lounge, and outside of the Aug. 25 Pediatric Grand Rounds. Goods collected over the next two weeks will be delivered to the Capital Area United Way and the Ascension Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness running the shelter at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Attached is the flyer, please feel free to share.
Additionally, for anyone interested in donating money, below is a list of links to various flood relief causes.
*Our Lady of the Lake (OLOL) Pediatric Residents suffered significant losses due to the recent flooding in Louisiana. Please contribute on Go Fund Me --https://www.gofundme.com/2k8aynw.
*The Louisiana Capital Area United Way --To make a monetary donation, text LAFLOOD to 313131 or visit www.cauw.org and click donate. Donations can also be mailed to Capital Area United Way, Attn: Flood Relief, 700 Laurel St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802.
*The Baton Rouge Area Foundation -- To donate, visit www.braf.org/louisiana-flood-relief, which also provides links for donating to employee assistance funds of several companies.
* The East Baton Rouge Schools Foundation has set up a fund to take care of facilities, students and teachers. Visit http://www.foundationebr.org/
Thank you very much for your thoughts and contributions!
Dr. Cron to Serve on 2017 Scientific Advisory Council
Dr. Galloway Appointed to NASPGHAN Committee
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Dr. Atkinson and Goldman to Host Webinar for Alabama Department of Public Health
Issue Alert: Medicaid at a Crossroads
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Wheelchair Olympians from Lakeshore Foundation Visit Children's of Alabama
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Department of Pediatrics Nominees for Argus Awards
Hussein Abdullatif, M.D., Pediatric Endocrinology, was nominated in the category of Best Educator in Endocrine Systems.
Kimberly Whelan, M.D., Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, was nominated in the category of Best Educator in Hematology & Oncology.
Lauren Nassetta, M.D., and Chang Wu, M.D., of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, were nominated in the category of Best Birmingham Clinical Educator.
The Department of Pediatrics was honored as a nominee for the Best Clinical Department in Birmingham.
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 members are nominated by course evaluations, and students vote to select award winners in each category.
The recipients will be announced and the nominees honored at a ceremony on Friday, October 7. Click here to view the full list of nominees.
Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture Next Tuesday
The lecture will also be streamed live online. Click here to download the flyer.