Displaying items by tag: Department of Surgery

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.

This week in Meet medicine leadership, Reid Jones, CEO of UAB Medicine, talks about about his 30-year career at UAB, what it was like to work with UAB giants Arnold "Gil" Diethelm, M.D., and John Kirklin, M.D., and his vision as the UAB Health System moves forward.

The Best Medicine Show is back with a livestream performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 4. Enjoy a night of entertainment while helping support Equal Access Birmingham.

Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., MEHP, FACS, comes from a long line of educators, and she uses her passion for educating others in both the Department of Surgery and in her new role as assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education.

Six faculty members in the Heersink School of Medicine have been named the 2022 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars.

Daniel Chu, M.D., MSPH, FACS, FASCRS, will help plan and lead the strategic growth of health services research activity across the department as well as research improvement initiatives.
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The McWane Surgical Systems program–first piloted in September with Chu at the helm– introduces middle and high-school aged students to the medical field, and surgery, in particular. And, it serves the Birmingham City School population of students– 99 percent of these students are considered in to be an underrepresented minority, with a majority of these students being Black.

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The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Bin Ren to gain insights about this research, UAB, and the science community.

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