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Meredith Burns, executive director of the University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association (MAA), was selected for the 2021 Dr. Kenneth E. Burke Outstanding Achievement in Advancement Award for UAB.

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The School of Medicine is celebrating AAPI heritage, lineage, and legacy by telling the stories of several AAPI faculty around campus. To begin, Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS, Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair of the Department of Surgery, shares his story of family, adolescence, and medical training in an honest and candid oration. 

After many months of preparation and an extensive review process, the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will submit their P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) renewal to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to fund another five-years of success later this month.

Ankit Bansal, rising MS3, helped accomplish two major changes at Equal Access Birmingham during the pandemic.

Jonathan Dismukes, rising MS3 and MBA candidate, is a former co-director of the Senior Companionship Program (SCP) in the Office of Service Learning. He helped ramp-up the program over the past year, and pivoted to meet the needs of those the program serves.

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Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine and senior vice president for Medicine, has been named president of the American Surgical Association.

Observed in April each year, National Donate Life Month aims to encourage individuals to register as organ and tissue donors, and to honor those who have saved lives through the gift of donation.

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Throughout the month of March, we are given the opportunity to celebrate the selfless contributions of women across the world. 

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Experts across the School of Medicine and the UAB Medicine Office of Wellness discuss mental health during the pandemic and give their best advice on maintaining mental and emotional well-being as we look toward the future.

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