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The UAB School of Medicine hosted more than 160 medical students, faculty, and administrators from 40 medical schools across the United States and Mexico at the Learning Communities Institute’s 14th annual conference Sept. 15-17.
Seven rising second-year medical students have been chosen for the first class of the School of Medicine’s new Health Equity Scholars Program, created earlier this year to prepare students with skills to work with medically underserved populations.
Four students from the UAB School of Medicine were named in the 2017-2018 class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows, a group of sixteen graduate students across the state who will spend the next year implementing service projects designed to address social factors that impact health.
Under the Office of Service Learning, the Health Equity Scholars Program will give students skills needed to aid medically underserved communities.
Students from the UAB School of Medicine are spending Saturday mornings in September at the East Lake Farmer’s Market in Birmingham, preparing and serving samples of nutritious and affordable dishes each week to showcase the benefits of healthy eating and its impact on a person’s health.
Caroline Harada, M.D., was one of nine faculty across UAB named to the 2016 class of Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship.
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Nine grants have been awarded to promote faculty efforts in medical education and medical education research in the School of Medicine.
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First-year medical students representing four School of Medicine Learning Communities will go head-to-head in pitching their ideas for new courses and community service projects at the first Service Learning Celebration on Monday, May 23.
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