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In part five of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion's Women's History Month series, Emergency Medicine Chair Marie-Carmelle Elie, M.D., shares her personal journey of becoming the first Black woman to be named a permanent chair of an academic emergency medicine department at a major American medical school.

Four faculty members joined the Learning Communities program earlier this year as new mentors. In Part 1 of a Q&A with the new mentors, read what motivated Sherell Hicks, M.D., and  Pallavi Iyer, M.D., to join the program and why they feel the LCs are important to medical school.

Marie-Carmelle Elie, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Erik P. Hess, M.D., MSc, has been named interim chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective December 1, 2019. Janyce Sanford, M.D., MBA, who currently serves as chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, is stepping down from the role on the same day.
Sarah Nafziger, M.D., professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, is a senior faculty winner of the Dean's Excellence Award in Service.
Ryan Mantooth, M.D., resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, recently received a perfect score on the In-Training Examination taken by residents annually across all specialties.
UAB's Office of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine organizes annual trips to send faculty, fellows and residents to Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. This past year, the department sent two separate groups with Chris Greene, M.D., Matt Heimann, M.D., Cameron Crosby, M.D., and Jake Morris, M.D., to serve for about one month.
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.
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