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  • Black History Month, Part 3: A quick word with LaTrice Underwood
    For Black History Month, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion sat down with a few employees and learners who are making a difference around UAB to hear why the commemorative month is important to them.
  • Black History Month, Part 2: A quick word with Adrienne Fowler Payne
    For Black History Month, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion sat down with a few employees and learners who are making a difference around UAB to hear why the commemorative month is important to them.
  • Four named 2024 Professional Excellence Awards winners at Diversity Grand Rounds
    The Annual Professional Excellence Awards, hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, were announced during Second Look Weekend at the Annual Diversity Grands.
  • Black History Month, Part 1: A quick word with Tiffany Mayo, M.D.
    For Black History Month, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion sat down with a few employees and learners who are making a difference around UAB to hear why the commemorative month is important to them.
  • A memorable Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration
    On Jan. 18, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion and UAB Health System hosted a Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration that brought together the entire UAB community.
  • Educational offerings for teams on diversity and inclusion in 2024, Part 2
    In an ongoing commitment to excellence, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to offer several comprehensive educational initiatives that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. These courses promote an inclusive clinical and academic environment.
  • Educational offerings for teams on diversity and inclusion in 2024, Part 1
    In an ongoing commitment to excellence, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to offer several comprehensive educational initiatives that foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. These courses promote an inclusive clinical and academic environment.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and impact on health care and science in Alabama
    The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration at UAB is hosted this year on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium, and the event will offer lunch to the first 100 guests.
  • Rhodes named president of the UAB Chapter of the American Medical Women's Association
    Leslie Rhodes, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, has been named the next president of UAB's chapter of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), facilitated by the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion. 
  • UAB Heersink School of Medicine celebrates Chanukah with public Menorah Lighting Event
    The UAB Heersink School of Medicine recently ushered in the joyous festival of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) with a vibrant Public Menorah Lighting event held on Thursday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion Student Affairs, the Chabad of Alabama, and the Jewish Medical Student Association, this festive event brought together UAB leadership, students, and community members. The gathering was filled with meaningful speeches, networking opportunities, music, and traditional Chanukah treats.