• Kirksey and Kezar highlighted as impactful members by the Association of Academic Physiatrists
    Kirksey and Kezar highlighted as impactful members by the Association of Academic Physiatrists Keneshia Kirksey, M.D., and Laura Kezar, M.D., were recently highlighted as impactful members by the Association of Academic Physiatrists in celebration of National Women in Medicine Month.
    Written on October 17, 2018 Read 168 times
  • Yacoubian and Geisler named co-directors of the Medical Scientist Training Program
    Yacoubian and Geisler named co-directors of the Medical Scientist Training Program Talene Yacoubian, M.D., Ph.D, and William Geisler, M.D., MPH, have been named co-directors of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) in the School of Medicine.
    Written on October 17, 2018 Read 788 times
  • Fouad inducted to National Academy of Medicine
    Fouad inducted to National Academy of Medicine On Saturday Oct. 13, Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, senior associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion, was inducted to the National Academy of Medicine in Washington, DC.
    Written on October 17, 2018 Read 197 times
  • Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) site visit at UAB Hospital approaches
    Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) site visit at UAB Hospital approaches The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredits residency and fellowship programs and will be on site October 30-November 1. The team will consist of 5 MDs. The review will focus on the clinical setting in which the residents/fellows train to ensure the setting promotes quality care and prepares residents to be safe health practitioners. It is referred to as the CLER visit (Clinical Learning Environment Review).
    Written on October 17, 2018 Read 102 times
  • Berkowitz named chair of Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
    Berkowitz named chair of Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Dan E. Berkowitz, M.B.BCh, has been named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine. He comes to UAB after 25 years at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he currently serves as the vice-chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care.
    Written on October 10, 2018 Read 696 times
  • MHRC’s Harlem in the 'Ham benefits Healthy Happy Kids
    MHRC’s Harlem in the 'Ham benefits Healthy Happy Kids On Saturday Sept. 29, The Harbert Center was transformed into a 1920s nightclub as the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) Young Professionals Board presented Harlem in the ‘Ham, an event that benefiited Healthy Happy Kids.
    Written on October 10, 2018 Read 278 times
  • SOM employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
    SOM employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity On Saturday, Sept. 29, 19 SOM employees from the Dean’s Office participated in a local Habitat for Humanity build. Collectively, the group of individuals donated 75 hours of their time to the project.
    Written on October 10, 2018 Read 230 times
  • Medical students celebrate annual Primary Care Week Oct. 1-5
    Medical students celebrate annual Primary Care Week Oct. 1-5 Students in the School of Medicine will observe national Primary Care Week Oct. 1-5 with a week filled with student-driven lunch events to increase awareness of primary care needs in Alabama and across the country.
    Written on October 03, 2018 Read 207 times
  • SOM implements OnCore Enterprise
    SOM implements OnCore Enterprise As of the end of September, the School of Medicine has officially retired the use of SiteMinder and migrated to OnCore Enterprise clinical trials management system.
    Written on October 03, 2018 Read 211 times
  • Advertise upcoming biomedical seminars
    Written on September 26, 2018 Read 240 times
  • Two from SOM named 2018 Women to Watch
    Two from SOM named 2018 Women to Watch Two UAB School of Medicine women were named among Birmingham Business Journal's 2018 Women to Watch. Lori McMahon, Ph.D., and Alana Nichols, J.D., were recognized at the BBJ Women’s Summit on Friday, Sept. 21, with other outstanding local women who are making a difference in the Birmingham community.
    Written on September 26, 2018 Read 494 times
  • SOM students partner with FocusFirst for service learning project
    SOM students partner with FocusFirst for service learning project On Friday, Sept. 7, 31 UAB medical students volunteered in partnership with FocusFirst, a vision screening program run by Impact America. The students visited 23 different schools throughout Alabama and screened 520 children for potential vision issues.
    Written on September 26, 2018 Read 576 times
  • SOM student selected for AMA Leadership Development Institute
    SOM student selected for AMA Leadership Development Institute Allison Montgomery, a fourth-year medical student pursuing a career in the field of obstetrics and gynecology, was selected as one of ten students nationwide for the inaugural class of the AMA Leadership Development Institute.
    Written on September 26, 2018 Read 395 times
  • Six faculty awarded incentive grants to submit a second R01
    Six School of Medicine faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.
    Written on September 19, 2018 Read 1483 times
  • Grover named CEO of Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics
    Grover named CEO of Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics Rett J. Grover, MSHA, MBA, has been named chief executive officer of UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics.
    Written on September 18, 2018 Read 618 times
  • Bus accident update and a moment of gratitude
    Bus accident update and a moment of gratitude Last Friday, a bus carrying 26 UAB residents from the Department of Pediatrics was involved in a severe accident following a retreat at Camp McDowell. The School of Medicine leadership is extremely grateful to everyone who has been involved in the care for its residents and their families during this difficult time.
    Written on September 12, 2018 Read 1296 times
  • Faculty honored at 2018 Argus Awards ceremony
    Faculty honored at 2018 Argus Awards ceremony Created in 1996, the Argus Awards give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. Argus Award recipients and nominees were honored at a reception on Friday, Sept. 7 at the UAB Alumni House.
    Written on September 12, 2018 Read 1533 times
  • King to deliver 2018 Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture
    King to deliver 2018 Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture Talmadge E. King, M.D., dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs, will give this year’s Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture keynote on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. in Spain Auditorium. His presentation is titled, “Prepare for Opportunity: A Dean’s Perspective on Leadership.”
    Written on September 05, 2018 Read 616 times
  • Preparing for the external launch of Profiles
    Preparing for the external launch of Profiles UAB has adopted a new tool called Profiles to help faculty with the tracking and reporting of scholarly activities. Additionally, Profiles drives certain data to a public facing website that will showcase UAB faculty in a searchable directory—Scholars@UAB. This companion website is slated to launch on September 14.
    Written on September 05, 2018 Read 1129 times
  • Center for Exercise Medicine to host 6th Annual Symposium
    Center for Exercise Medicine to host 6th Annual Symposium UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will host its 6th Annual Symposium on Sept. 21, in the Hill Student Center Ballroom.
    Written on August 28, 2018 Read 563 times
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