April 30, 2013

UAB wins 10 Parent's Choice Awards

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UAB received 10 awards in the third annual Parents’ Choice Awards held online by Alabama Baby & Child and Birmingham magazine. This is the third consecutive year that UAB has won Best Family-Friendly Company and Best Hospital NICU. Dr. Bates has also been recognized in the awards for three years running.

parents choice logoUAB received the top award for:

UAB received runner-up placement for:

Congratulations from the UAB Family
“There is no question that our obstetrics, gynecology, and neonatology programs are world class. But it is also important to be recognized as preferred providers in our own community,” says Anupam Agarwal, MD, interim senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine. “UAB is proud of all our faculty and staff for delivering excellent care to the people of Birmingham, Alabama, and the region, and we thank each of them for their service.”  

“We are honored to receive this great recognition for these achievements,” says William W. Andrews, MD, PhD, chairman and professor, UAB OB/GYN. “Our faculty and staff make extraordinary efforts daily to accomplish our missions to provide outstanding healthcare to women and infants and to do so in a most respectful and family-oriented environment. Our focus is on our patients and their families, and it is very special to know that what we are doing is making a difference.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by the parents in our region, who recognize that we provide exceptional care in a family-centered environment with great doctors, nurses, and support staff,” says UAB Edwin M. Dixon Professor of Pediatrics Wally A. Carlo, MD.

The full list of Parents’ Choice Award winners can be found on Birmingham magazine's website.