UAB Medicine, in partnership with Medscape, is launching its SPARC challenge next week to hear ideas on quality improvement initiatives, leading to a live competition in October where the top ideas will win a portion of $45,000 in pilot funds to see the plans forward.
Nominate someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the academic health center or advanced the frontiers of science or health.
Michael Yester, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Radiology, received the 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Edith H. Quimby Award, recognizing AAPM members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., an expert in cardiovascular medicine and genetics, will present at the 2016 Frontiers of Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Seminar at UAB on Friday, August 19.
The award, from the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension Selection Committee, honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension and the nominee’s impact on their fields throughout their career.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, received the award for extraordinary service to the community in support of the Society’s mission to save lives and end the pain and suffering of cancer.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Each of the 186 new members of the Class of 2020 will be presented with the traditional white coat in the presence of family, friends, faculty and staff.
The third annual Heart + Sole 5K and Kids’ Run will be on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Crestline Elementary. Funds raised will benefit Equal Access Birmingham, the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.