Jane Longshore

Jane Longshore

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A portrait by artist Jay Wesley Jacobs of James Somerville McLester, M.D., LLD, was unveiled Jan. 18 in the main lobby of the UAB Community Health Services Building, the site where McLester’s primary care-focused practice formerly stood.
For second-year class president Corey Duke, developing a podcast has provided a creative outlet that he and other medical students, especially those with liberal arts backgrounds, had been missing.
When a family emergency put Lewis' dream of medical school on hold, he worked hard to continue his undergraduate studies and support his family before entering medical school in 2013. 
Former Gov. Albert P. Brewer presented the inaugural Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine on Aug. 16  to Martin J. Heslin, M.D., the physician who inspired Brewer to establish the endowment.
Third-year medical student Ryan B. Khodadadi is the first recipient of a new scholarship honoring a genetics pioneer that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.
In September, a small group of eminent leaders from business, academia, medicine, science and public policy gathered for the inaugural meeting of the UAB School of Medicine Board of Visitors. The Board will meet twice a year to advise Senior Vice President for Medicine and Dean Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, in support of the school’s vision to become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.