Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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As a communications director in the UAB School of Medicine, Carter leads and executes communications strategy in medical education and for the school’s regional campuses in Huntsville and Montgomery.

Before joining UAB in 2013, Carter worked as a staff writer at Alabama newspapers for 5 years, then shifted her career focus from journalism to communications and public relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master’s degree in public administration from UAB.

Medical students honored their outstanding mentors, professors, courses, and course directors at the annual Argus Awards Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 5.
The Clinical Teaching Resources webpage offers resources specific for directors running a clerkship, teaching tips for preceptors, and more, plus opportunities for free CME credit.
Tiffany Mayo, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology, dispels myths and begins breaking down stereotypes in her Skin of Color lecture during medical students' Musculoskeletal & Skin module.

In a Q&A, the 2021 ENRICH Week co-chairs, Britney Corey, M.D., MACM, FACS, associate professor in the Department of Surgery, and Greg Pavela, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Public Health, share their thoughts about the event, their favorite research from this year’s conference and how you can watch or re-watch materials from this year’s sessions.

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.
Stefanie Krick, M.D., Ph.D., and Chad Petit, Ph.D., have been named the new assistant directors for research for the Medical Scientist Training Program in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine.
With the updated Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) structure, clinical preceptors have regular opportunities to provide students formative feedback on their clinical skills throughout their clerkships by observing 10 minutes of a students’ performance.
All month in September, the Road to Accreditation video series has focused on diving deeper into the changing landscape in medical education and how the School of Medicine is responding to it in order to successfully prepare students for residency and their careers.

Educational Research & Innovations in Clinical & Health Sciences (ENRICH) Week, an annual conference for health educators, will have its  2021 slate of events Sept. 21-23.

Latesha Elopre, M.D., MSPH, has been named assistant dean for Medical Education Diversity & Inclusion, a new position established in the UAB School of Medicine to support recruiting underrepresented medical students into UAB residency and fellowship programs and providing critical engagement and support for URIM trainees in the learning environment.
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