Equal Access Birmingham (EAB) will host its sixth annual Heart + Sole 5K run at Crestline Elementary School Aug. 24 to raise funds for the School of Medicine’s free health care clinic, which provides health care to underserved and uninsured populations in Birmingham and the greater Birmingham area.

As our research and education mission areas have grown here at UAB Medicine, so has our clinical impact. In 2011, the first iteration of the AMC21 plan included the creation of strategic service lines in order to better support that clinical growth.

Created by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion, The Common Thread is an online toolkit designed to challenge, engage and stimulate self-inquiry in order to facilitate greater inclusivity and understanding.

The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) recently announced Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, as the first ever recipient of the AADR Procter & Gamble Underrepresented Faculty Research Fellowship.

UAB Graduate Medical Education welcomed 189 new residents and fellows Wednesday, June 19, during an orientation session in the West Pavilion Atrium.

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) of the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Daniel Chu, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, a Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award for his research project, “Enhancing Health Literacy in Surgery to Eliminate Surgical Disparities for African-Americans with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”

Philip Rosen, M.D., a fourth-year resident in the Department of Otolaryngology, won first place in the American Head and Neck Society’s poster contest at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM).

Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., M.S., assistant professor and director of Otolaryngology Research in the Department of Otolaryngology, recently received two awards to support his research.

Alana Nichols, J.D., MS4, was recently selected as a Selected Professions Fellow by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
Over the last several years, we’ve realized that in order to further our research strength and growth, our institution must stand on a solid foundation of cores and infrastructure.
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