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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.

Two School of Medicine students at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus are researching the effectiveness and cost benefits of a University of Alabama-City of Tuscaloosa program to treat 911 callers with low-emergency conditions at the scene.
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.
Winners of the 2017 Argus Awards were announced at the ceremony held Friday, Sept. 8. The awards are given each year by medical students to honor their professors and course directors for excellence in medical education.
Through lectures, hands-on cooking classes, and follow-up discussions, the class will teach Tuscaloosa medical students and residents, as well as CHES nutrition students, how to better educate patients about their diets.
Thomas Weida, M.D. joins the School of Medicine‚Äôs Tuscaloosa Regional Campus this summer as associate dean of Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, and   Jane Weida, M.D., also joins the faculty as associate director of the Family Medicine Residency program.
Health professionals across campus, including 14 from the School of Medicine and UAB Hospital, completed an extensive week-long course in medical simulation training — a first step toward building a world-class program at UAB.
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