Kong Michele WEBMichele Kong, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, has been named one of the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) Women to Watch 2021

Dr. Kong is among the 10 women from around the Birmingham community who were selected for this honor. The Birmingham Business Journal compiles this list each year to honor and recognize women in Birmingham who are on the verge of big things in the community.

The Women to Watch 2021 were recognized at the BBJ Women’s Summit on Thursday, Sept. 23.

"I am honored to represent UAB and everyone who has worked tirelessly, especially during this COVID pandemic to ensure that no one is left behind, particularly our children and patients with additional sensory and communication needs," said Dr. Kong.

Read the feature on Dr. Kong that was included in the BBJ this month for the Women to Watch 2021 announcement.