Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present “UAB: Its Opportunity to Lead Us into the New World for Health Care,” Thursday, Aug. 14 as the inaugural speaker in the Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture series.
The Argus Awards, created in 1996 to recognize faculty members, give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
The UAB School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process and a visit from the LCME site survey team.
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
Mitchell Cohen, M.D., a national leader in pediatric medicine and an internationally renowned specialist in children’s digestive disorders, is the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Children’s of Alabama.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine, plans to fulfill the school's strategic plan and keep UAB at the front of scientific discovery.
Singh will develop a medical decision making guide for African-American and Hispanic lupus patients with kidney disease.
James Kirklin, M.D., elected to position on the American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors.
As part of the award, Peter Anderson, D.V.M., Ph.D., director of Pathology Undergraduate Education, will lead faculty development programs and hands-on workshops at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan for two weeks.