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The Heersink School of Medicine’s Chapter of the Association of Women Surgeons volunteered at the First Light Shelter, serving breakfast to homeless women and children while also mentoring high school girls interested in the medical field.

The Heersink School of Medicine is spotlighting each of the women selected for the Momentum in Medicine at UAB program and hosting one-on-one interviews to learn their stories. In May, Heersink communications sat down with Megann Bates Cain, Donna Bailer, and Dr. Cathy Fuller to hear what the program means to them.

Elizabeth Beierle, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgery, has been awarded the 2022 Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship. 

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Cain, now cancer-free, wants others to receive the same level of compassionate care she did during her time of need.

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month 2022, Warner K. Huh, M.D., chair and professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), discusses his heritage and service at UAB.

In each installment of the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s Women’s History Month series, there is a focus on featuring women who are making history by providing healing and hope. This week, the office—in partnership with the department of surgery—recognizes Director of the Division of Transplantation and Arnold G. Diethelm Endowed Chair in Transplantation Surgery Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH.

This week, the communications team sat down with Ascension St. Vincent’s CEO Jason Alexander to talk about how he plans to work with UAB in the coming year, what excites him about the Alliance, and how he stays well through stress.

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