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The UAB Department of Surgery hosted the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) 28th Annual Meeting last week. More than 200 surgeons from all over the country traveled to Birmingham to attend the meeting.

The combined group of medical students, faculty and staff distributed essential medications to poverty-stricken neighborhoods and villages, diagnosed and treated hundreds of patients, and supplied reading glasses to over 100 individuals.

In 2018, joining the most elite tier of academic medical research centers is no easy undertaking. In this message, Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for medicine and dean of the School of Medicine, shares his vision for creating a more cost-effective and more competitive UAB School of Medicine.
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The commencement ceremony for the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is Saturday, May 19 in Bartow Arena, 617 13th St. South.
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UAB’s Huntsville Regional Medical Campus held its Inaugural Research Day on Tuesday, April 3. Roger Smalligan, M.D., MPH, regional dean, and Dr. Farrah Ibrahim, M.D., FACP, residency program director for the Huntsville Internal Medicine residency program, developed the oral and poster competition mirroring similar endeavors held at state and national medical conferences.
Kierstin Kennedy, M.D., M.S.H.A., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, has been named Chief of Hospital Medicine effective March 31, 2018.
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Birmingham REACH for Better Health, an initiative of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), was developed in response to this burgeoning health crisis, a crisis driven in part by social and economic disparities.
Preterm neonates who are exposed to caffeine within the first seven days after birth have reduced incidence and severity of acute kidney injuries than neonates who did not, according to findings from the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative’s Assessment of Worldwide Acute Kidney Injury Epidemiology in Neonates study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
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Nathaniel Harnett and Kirsten Schoonover are at the front of the pack in a national effort to increase diversity in neuroscience.The two UAB graduate students—and just 10 other predoctorates from underrepresented backgrounds across the United States—won inaugural neuroscience awards last year from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, or NINDS.
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