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.

Equal Access Birmingham will host its eighth annual Heart + Sole 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Nov. 5 to raise funds for the Heersink School of Medicine's student-run free clinic, which provides health care and education to Birmingham’s underserved and uninsured population.
Medical Student Research Day celebrates the research accomplishments of medical students and provides them with the opportunity to present their projects to fellow students and faculty.

Thanks to grant funds from the Comprehensive Urban Underserved and Rural Experience (CU2RE) Program, virtual reality and expanded simulation training are making their way to medical education in Huntsville.

The annual Educational Research & Innovations in Clinical & Health Sciences (ENRICH) Week features a poster session, keynote lecture and emerging educators workshop.
Will Brooks, Ph.D., has been named assistant dean for Preclinical Education in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, a new position created to support the delivery of active and engaging instruction in the preclinical modules.
MS4 Khawla “Shefa” Suhaila was awarded the 2022-23 Selected Professions Fellowship from the American Association of University Women.
On Sunday, Aug. 14, the UAB Heersink School of Medicine formally welcomed the 2022 entering class at the annual White Coat Ceremony.
The UAB Heersink School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Five faculty members across the UAB Heersink School of Medicine were selected as new Clinical Skills Scholars for 2022-23. The Clinical Skills Scholars are group of 32 clinical faculty selected for their excellence in teaching, who continuously develop the clinical skills of medical students.

Submit your abstracts for the ENRICH Week 2022 poster session planned for Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 1-3 p.m.
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