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UAB's Office of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine organizes annual trips to send faculty, fellows and residents to Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. This past year, the department sent two separate groups with Chris Greene, M.D., Matt Heimann, M.D., Cameron Crosby, M.D., and Jake Morris, M.D., to serve for about one month.
Informatics researchers, professionals and educators from the UAB Informatics Institute had a strong presence at the AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium, held Nov. 3-7 in San Francisco. The symposium is the premier academic conference in biomedical informatics and is sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). Over 2,200 people attended this year’s conference.
Richard Whitley, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently named an Honorary Fellow by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in recognition of his significant contributions to medicine.
Help the School of Medicine win the UAB's Dean's Challenge in support of UAB Basketball.
As of the end of September, the School of Medicine has officially retired the use of SiteMinder and migrated to OnCore Enterprise clinical trials management system.
UAB has adopted a new tool called Profiles to help faculty with the tracking and reporting of scholarly activities. Additionally, Profiles drives certain data to a public facing website that will showcase UAB faculty in a searchable directory—Scholars@UAB. This companion website is slated to launch on September 14.
Anand Iyer, M.D., will receive UAB's Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the 2018 Alumni Leadership and Recognition Awards on Friday, Sept. 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Alumni House. In 2017 Anand received the UAB Young Alumni Rising Star Award from the National Alumni Society.
Chandler and Amanda Stisher, two Huntsville Regional Medical Campus MS4 students, have been elected to positions within the American Academy of Family Physicians.
UAB is implementing a building safety plan that will allow more controlled access to campus facilities to provide increased security for faculty, staff, and students.
The GME Wellness Subcommittee, chaired by Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., has selected three projects to receive financial support through the GME Works for Well-Being initiative.
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