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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.

Sushanth Reddy, M.D., FACS, has been named state chair of the Cancer Liaison Program for the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., MEHP, FACS, has been named assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, a new position created to support initiatives improving residents’ and fellows’ ability to practice medicine in a safe learning environment.

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the Departments of Neurosurgery and Urology are sharing the stories of three incredible patients with spina bifida.

Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute, is the latest guest on ‘The Checkup’ podcast, hosted by Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine. Together, they discuss the impact of CTI on kidney transplant regionally, how UAB’s transplant program is unique, transplant during COVID-19, and much more.

The publication provides a comprehensive guide for physicians across radiology, vascular, and cardiothoracic surgery.

The Association for Hospital Medical Education declared Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, as its inaugural GME Professionals Day to recognize staff leadership in residency and fellowship training programs, as well as GME administration. Meet a few of the leaders working in our programs at UAB.
Four faculty members joined the Learning Communities program earlier this year as new mentors. In Part 2 of a Q&A with the new mentors, read what motivated Jessica Fazendin, M.D., and Desiree Morgan M.D., to join the program and why they feel the LCs are important to medical school.
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