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Dr. Martin Rodriguez Martin Rodriguez, M.D.,Professor in the UAB Division of Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Professor Martin Rodriguez, M.D., was named a 2023 recipient of the UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching which recognizes faculty who are the very best teachers in the university. As the director of Clinical Activities for the Division of Infectious Diseases, a Tinsley Harrison Clinical Scholar, and the director of the Tinsley Harrison General Medicine Service, Rodriguez has taught medical trainees across UAB in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  

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This award tops off a long list of other prizes for this masterful clinician-educator including Argus Awards for the Best Clinical Instructor, Top Ten Teacher in the DOM, Top Teacher in the Division, and the Glenn Cobbs-Edwin Rutsky Award for Clinical Excellence. Thank you, Dr. Rodriguez, for exemplifying excellence in teaching. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition!

Findley Receives Prestigious ACC Service Award

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist Lisa Findley, CRNP, (APP, CVD) earned the 2023 Dee Mooty Service Award from the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Cardiology in recognition of her service, leadership, and commitment in the field of cardiology.

O'Brien Center Joins NIDDK Kidney Consortium

The UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center for AKI Research, directed by Anupam Agarwal, M.D., (Senior VP and Dean of HSOM) became a member of the NIDDK's O'Brien Kidney Consortium. UAB also received a U24 for a National Coordinating Center, co-directed by Orlando Gutierrez, M.D., (Professor & Director, Nephrology).

GIM Educators Improve Interns' In-Clinic Communication Skills

General Internal Medicine faculty reported in JGME that the development and implementation of "Problem-Based Presentation" — a new standardized format used to promote effective communication between residents and teaching faculty in a clinical setting — improves presentation efficiency.

Barney Discusses Sarcoidosis on UAB MedCast

Joseph Barney, M.D., (Professor, PACCM) joined UAB MedCast to discuss the rare autoimmune disease sarcoidosis, individualized treatment options, and the importance of multidisciplinary teams to guide care.