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.

Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, has been awarded a $600,000 grant by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to study anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity in childhood cancer survivors.
UAB Medicine has partnered with MedEd Solutions to offer the Well-Being Index—a brief online self-assessment which provides immediate, individualized feedback including tools and local and national resources to address personal well-being.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its fifth annual Heart + Sole 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Aug. 18, to raise funds for the School of Medicine's student-run free clinic, which provides health care and education to Birmingham’s homeless and uninsured population.
Jean Ann Larson, Ph.D., explores the importance of improving your emotional intelligence as a leader.
Rising PGY-3, Lindsay Moore, M.D., has been selected as the recipient of the Alavi-Mandell Award.
Based on previous engagement survey responses and national conversations, the School of Medicine recognized the importance of addressing the topic of retirement planning—an issue that is relevant to all faculty members.
UAB internal medicine residents interested in primary care careers can apply for admission in a scholars program that provides more immersive training to build the next generation of primary care physicians.

Farah Lubin, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the NINDS Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program, has been selected to serve as a member of the Clinical Neuroplasticity and Neurotransmitters Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review.

UAB School of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) was selected to lead a deep-dive workshop at the AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion conference, entitled “Diversity and Inclusion Programming in Academic Medicine: An Interactive Development Model.”
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