Brit Blalock

Brit Blalock

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Two School of Medicine have been elected to become members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). Orlando Gutierrez, M.D., MMSc, is a professor in the Division of Nephrology, and Erik Roberson, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Neurology.

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Weaver to gain insights about his research, UAB and the science community.

UAB International Medical Education (IME) recently welcomed back eight medical students from their international clinical training electives in Kenya, Zambia and Peru. These fourth-year medical students were awarded scholarships by UAB IME to travel and train in Africa and South America.

The 2019 graduating class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine celebrated another successful Match Day on Friday, March 15. With 98 percent of students matching into residency positions, UAB students will continue their medical education at 89 institutions in 30 states across the country.

David Rogers, M.D., MHPE, chief wellness officer, has released two new resources on One to help employees tackle stress management. 
The School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2019 on Friday, March 15, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Members of the 2019 graduating class will learn which medical specialties they have “matched” into and where they will carry out their residency trainings.
During my recent State of the School address, I reviewed the progress and success that our school has experienced over the last five years. That advancement included a sharp increase of more than $100M in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding as well as other research funding, the expansion of educational programming, and growth in clinical care numbers.
Save the date for the upcoming Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture in Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 8-9:30 a.m. Marna Borgstrom, MPH, president and CEO of both the Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System, will be the guest lecturer. Her talk title is “Driving Value in the Yale New Haven Health System.”

Students from the UAB School of Medicine will drop their books to hit the stage Friday, Feb. 22, at the historic Lyric Theatre for The Best Medicine Show, an annual philanthropic event highlighting the students’ creative sides with short digital films, live sketches, music and dance.

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Nakano to gain insights about his research, UAB and the science community.

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