Displaying items by tag: Department of Family and Community Medicine

In part one of the Heersink School of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s Black History Month series, the Department of Family and Community Medicine discusses a program helping students to understand the history of racism in medicine and to create better patient experiences and healthier communities going forward.

Eric Wallace, M.D., UAB medical director of Telehealth and associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was recently nominated and selected as the 2021 Community Star of Alabama by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. Wallace will be honored on National Rural Health Day on Nov. 18 for his vast efforts in telehealth and innovation across the state of Alabama.

To contribute to the ongoing effort to vaccinate all Alabamians, Equal Access Alabama partnered with several organizations, including Alabama Statewide Area Health Education Centers Program, to deliver vaccines to underserved rural areas by going door to door with doses.

In his latest podcast episode, Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine, sat down with Irfan Asif, M.D., associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health, to discuss wellness during National Wellness Month.

Tiffani Maycock, D.O., M.S, FAAFP, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and director of the Selma Family Medicine Residency Program, was named to the board of directors for the American Board of Family Medicine.

Irfan M. Asif, M.D., has been named associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health at the UAB School of Medicine.

The UAB Department of Family and Community Medicine—in partnership with the UAB Center for Teaching and Learning and the UAB Center for Clinical Translational Science—has established a Faculty Development Fellowship program.
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.
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