UAB physician Basil I. Hirschowitz, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus of medicine, physiology and biophysics at UAB, the medical pioneer who invented the first fiber-optic endoscope, passed away Jan. 19, 2013.
UAB will lead the academic partnership between 13 Alabama colleges and universities to promote increasing minority representation in medical careers.
The 2013 list recognizes 325 UAB physicians in 65 specialties who are among the top 5 percent of clinicians in the United States, as voted by their peers. Nearly three-dozen additional top doctors were added to UAB’s total count compared to last year’s list.
UAB Montgomery campus will enroll 10 third-year medical students starting May 2014.
The adult spina bifida clinic, housed in UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center, brings the three key specialties together in one place, and can tap into the rest of UAB’s medical expertise as needed.
Equal Access Birmingham (EAB), a medical student group at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will open a clinic to provide medical care to underserved Jefferson County residents on Nov. 11, 2012. The clinic, to be located in the Church of the Reconciler, will provide basic primary care to residents in the Jefferson County Housing Authority Shelter Care Plus program.