• 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 44 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 929 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 1253 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 397 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 986 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 447 times
  • Iyer to receive UAB’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award
    Iyer to receive UAB’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award Anand Iyer, M.D., will receive UAB's Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the 2018 Alumni Leadership and Recognition Awards on Friday, Sept. 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Alumni House. In 2017 Anand received the UAB Young Alumni Rising Star Award from the National Alumni Society.
    Written on August 28, 2018 Read 1371 times
  • Identical twin brothers will share rotation at Highlands Hospital in early 2019
    Identical twin brothers will share rotation at Highlands Hospital in early 2019 The Cone brothers–Ryan Cone, M.D. (PGY-2) and Brent Cone, M.D. (PGY-1)–will have the same rotation at Highlands Hospital in January and February of 2019. They are both residents in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and perhaps most notably, they are also identical twins.
    Written on August 28, 2018 Read 1121 times
  • Two SOM students elected to American Academy of Family Physicians positions
    Two SOM students elected to American Academy of Family Physicians positions Chandler and Amanda Stisher, two Huntsville Regional Medical Campus MS4 students, have been elected to positions within the American Academy of Family Physicians.
    Written on August 22, 2018 Read 749 times
  • UAB enhances building safety plan
    UAB enhances building safety plan UAB is implementing a building safety plan that will allow more controlled access to campus facilities to provide increased security for faculty, staff, and students.
    Written on August 21, 2018 Read 1146 times
  • Three projects selected for GME Works for Well-Being
    Three projects selected for GME Works for Well-Being The GME Wellness Subcommittee, chaired by Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., has selected three projects to receive financial support through the GME Works for Well-Being initiative.
    Written on August 21, 2018 Read 535 times
  • Faculty nominees for the 2018 Argus Awards announced
    Faculty nominees for the 2018 Argus Awards announced The Department of Medical Education and the Argus Society are pleased to announce the 2017 Argus Awards nominations. Winners will be announced at the Argus Awards Ceremony on at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the UAB Alumni House
    Written on August 21, 2018 Read 1137 times
  • First-year medical students honored at annual White Coat Ceremony
    First-year medical students honored at annual White Coat Ceremony On Sunday, Aug. 12, the UAB School of Medicine welcomed 186 students in the entering class of 2018 and presented them with their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
    Written on August 21, 2018 Read 704 times
  • Johns awarded Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Endowed Leadership Scholarship
    Johns awarded Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Endowed Leadership Scholarship James Dixon Johns has been awarded the 2018 Sara Crews Finley, M.D., Leadership Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded to third-year medical students who have excelled in academics, service, and leadership, will provide a full tuition for the third year of medical school and is renewable for the fourth year.
    Written on August 13, 2018 Read 679 times
  • Streiffer steps down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences
    Streiffer steps down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences Richard Streiffer, M.D., will step down as dean of the College of Community Health Sciences at The University of Alabama at the end of the summer. He has served in that position since 2012 and was the seventh dean of the College of Community Health Sciences. He will remain on faculty as a professor of Family Medicine and will continue to contribute to UA, the UA School of Medicine and CCHS.
    Written on August 08, 2018 Read 575 times
  • Peterson named assistant dean for students
    Peterson named assistant dean for students Todd Peterson, M.D., has been named assistant dean for students. In this role, Peterson will report to and work closely with the associate dean for students to provide career support, professional development and advising services for students during their 3rd and 4th years of medical school training
    Written on August 08, 2018 Read 923 times
  • School of Medicine to welcome 2018 incoming class at annual White Coat Ceremony
    School of Medicine to welcome 2018 incoming class at annual White Coat Ceremony UAB's School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, in the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
    Written on August 01, 2018 Read 838 times
  • Theiss elected to membership committee of American Orthopaedic Association
    Theiss elected to membership committee of American Orthopaedic Association Dr. Steven Theiss, M.D., the John D. Sherrill Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Interim Chair of the UAB Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been elected to the membership committee of the American Orthopaedic Association for a five-year term.
    Written on August 01, 2018 Read 346 times
  • School of Medicine orientation welcomes the 2018 incoming class
    School of Medicine orientation welcomes the 2018 incoming class

    The School of Medicine welcomed its first-year medical students with an orientation July 23-27. During the weeklong orientation, the 2018 incoming class enjoyed academic sessions from faculty members and breakout sessions led by a group of second-year medical students who served as orientation leaders.

    Written on July 30, 2018 Read 791 times
  • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center leads Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition
    UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center leads Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) is leading organizations across the state in the Alabama HPV Vaccination Coalition, with the goal to address barriers and improve human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination rates in Alabama.
    Written on July 25, 2018 Read 531 times
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