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Alana Nichols, J.D., MS4, was recently selected as a Selected Professions Fellow by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Laura B. Kezar, M.D., professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Medical Education and recently retired associate dean for students in the School of Medicine, co-wrote an article published in Academic Medicine describing the need to update Technical Standards for medical education.
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On Sunday, Aug. 12, the UAB School of Medicine welcomed 186 students in the entering class of 2018 and presented them with their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

The School of Medicine welcomed its first-year medical students with an orientation July 23-27. During the weeklong orientation, the 2018 incoming class enjoyed academic sessions from faculty members and breakout sessions led by a group of second-year medical students who served as orientation leaders.

Five UAB School of Medicine students completing their clinical educations at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus are among the recipients of the new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama primary care scholarships. Blue Cross provided $3.6 million to the School of Medicine for the primary care scholarships to train a total of 60 primary care physicians over five years.

Majd Zayzafoon, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, professor in Pathology and Medical Education, has been named the assistant dean for International Medical Education and the assistant provost for International Education in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost effective May 1, 2018.
More than 80 prospective medical students have applied to a new medical education track that focuses on preparing students to become primary care physicians: the Primary Care Track at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus.
The School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2018 on Friday, March 16, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, when members of the graduating class learn in which medical specialties they have “matched” and where they will carry out their residency trainings.
Under the Office of Service Learning, the Health Equity Scholars Program will give students skills needed to aid medically underserved communities.
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