Written by Tyler Greer
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, launched a program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine.
The 2015 UAB Annual Employee Chili Cook-off, benefiting the UAB Benevolent Fund, will be held Thursday, February 26, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the UAB Hospital-Highlands Cafeteria and the UAB Hospital West Pavilion Atrium.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
Written by Beena Thannickal
Ted J. Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” from noon – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Second-year medical student Ynhi Thai spoke to assumptions made about uninsured and underserved individuals, and how those attitudes can keep society from moving forward at a TEDxBirmingham Salon event exploring new ideas about poverty in Birmingham on Dec. 8.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.