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On March 10, the Medical Alumni Association is hosting an exciting Continuing Medical Education (CME) program focused on precision medicine. If you attend all sessions, along with the luncheon, you can earn up to 5.5 CME credit hours.
InnoHack 2018 chose the opioid crisis as the biggest health care crisis facing Alabama and assigned the 80 competing professionals and students with the task to “hack” for 24 hours and find solutions to the opioid crisis in Jefferson County. School of Medicine student Judi Hakim was on the team that took home first place and won $2,500.
UAB is looking for a problem to solve — one that unites its expertise around a large-scale issue — and plans to select its Grand Challenge in a universitywide competition that kicks off this spring. Learn more from Research Vice President Christopher Brown, Ph.D., during a town hall meeting 4 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Alumni House.
There are two very important NIH grant deadlines—Feb. 12 and Feb. 16—to consider in case of another government shutdown. The NIH may reschedule grant deadlines or elect to have proposals wait for the next cycle.
UAB Medicine 4YOU is a service that provides dedicated appointment and nursing specialists to assist with access to office visits, UAB eMedicine, Urgent Care, myUABMedicine patient portal, LiveChat and more.
The Best Medicine Show, an annual philanthropic event highlighting UAB SOM students’ creative sides, is slated for Friday, Feb. 23. Proceeds from the event benefit Equal Access Birmingham, a student-run program that operates a free primary care clinic for the underserved.
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an annual honor established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty across the School of Medicine.
The School of Medicine is hosting its first Research Roundtable on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, from 7:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. This all-day event will spotlight the School of Medicine’s five research focus areas.
Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., professor in the UAB Department of Microbiology, has been elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM). This honor recognizes his excellence, originality and leadership in the microbiological sciences.
UAB and UAB Medicine have begun the enterprise implementation of OnCore, a management system for clinical trials and study-related information. The system is being expanded across the School of Medicine in three waves, with the first wave focused on the Department of Medicine.
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