Members of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team based at UAB are awarded Bronze Stars for their actions while deployed overseas. During their four-month tour at that casualty collection point, the team performed early, potentially lifesaving surgery to wounded American military personnel.
Hussein Abdullatif, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the senior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.
On March 10, the Medical Alumni Association is hosting an exciting Continuing Medical Education (CME) program focused on precision medicine. If you attend all sessions, along with the luncheon, you can earn up to 5.5 CME credit hours.

The purpose of these grants is to enable School of Medicine faculty members to organize and integrate multidisciplinary teams of accomplished investigators who will compete successfully for long-term support from funding agencies.

The 2018 School of Medicine Art Competition & Show is now accepting entries through Feb. 26. The art show, co-sponsored by the Alabama Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha and the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, will be held on Tuesday, April 10, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

InnoHack 2018 chose the opioid crisis as the biggest health care crisis facing Alabama and assigned the 80 competing professionals and students with the task to “hack” for 24 hours and find solutions to the opioid crisis in Jefferson County. School of Medicine student Judi Hakim was on the team that took home first place and won $2,500.
Clinical trials from the final Department of Medicine divisions recently went live in OnCore, marking the successful completion of another major phase of the implementation plan. OnCore is replacing the older, and no longer supported, SiteMinder system.
Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, is the junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.
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