DIVINCRESHEADSHOTWEBWe are excited to announce Chrystal Rutledge, M.D., Pediatric Critical Care, and Ana Xavier, M.D., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, have been appointed as the co-directors of Diversity and Inclusion for the UAB Pediatrics Residency Program. Tina Simpson, M.D., Adolescent Medicine will serve as the faculty liaison. Our main goals are to increase recruitment and retention of underrepresented within medicine (URiM) pediatric residents, foster relationships amongst current URiM pediatric residents, fellows and faculty, and promote a more inclusive environment with the department.