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The UAB Heersink School of Medicine recently ushered in the joyous festival of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) with a vibrant Public Menorah Lighting event held on Thursday, Dec. 7. Hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion Student Affairs, the Chabad of Alabama, and the Jewish Medical Student Association, this festive event brought together UAB leadership, students, and community members. The gathering was filled with meaningful speeches, networking opportunities, music, and traditional Chanukah treats.
UAB is one of 13 universities participating in a summer learning experience in health care for students underrepresented in the health professions.
Larry Dossey, M.D., will deliver the lecture “Spirituality, Healing, and Modern Medicine: Present Developments & a Look into the Future,” at 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 in Volker Hall, Lecture Room E.
Undergraduate, middle- and high-school students learn about health careers during the six-week programs offered by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., MBA, chief diversity officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, presented “Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: From Fairness to Excellence” at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Jan. 21.