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Andrew Smith, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of innovation in the Department of Radiology and clinical director of AI in the Marnix E. Heersink Institute of Biomedical Innovation, recently published a study on the use of ChatGPT in Radiology with Asser Abou Elkassem, M.D., a Department of Radiology resident.  
In the last several years, UAB Medicine and Heersink School of Medicine have worked to bring leadership development to faculty and staff through the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership and Momentum in Medicine programs.
Desiree E. Morgan, M.D., FSER, professor in the Department of Radiology, has been awarded the senior faculty 2023 Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.

Since its inception, women have heavily influenced the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Department of Radiology. Not only did a woman establish the department itself as its inaugural chair, but women leaders continue this tradition today with a department that is now one of the premier academic radiology departments in the United States. To honor these women during Women’s History Month, the Department of Radiology has collaborated with the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion to bring you part one of “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”

The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System recently approved the establishment of the Emmet O’Neal II Endowed Professorship in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. This endowed professorship, funded from the bequest of O’Neal Industries in memory of Emmet O’Neal II, will support lung cancer research. O’Neal Cancer Center Senior Scientist Suzanne Lapi, Ph.D., has been appointed as the first holder of this endowed professorship. 

The Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation recently elected its 2022-2023 cohort for the Heersink Innovation Fellows Program. Nine applicants from various disciplines at UAB were accepted into the program to apply the entrepreneurial mindset to their discipline and academic area.

More than 40,000 women die annually from breast cancer. However, annual mammography can reduce this risk. Together, the UAB Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) are encouraging women to prioritize their breast health and awareness.

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