Walley Susan 2017forwebsiteSusan Walley, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, received the 2021 Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Excellence in Clinical Care Award. This award recognizes a pediatric hospitalist who exhibits excellent leadership in the clinical care of pediatric patients. The 2021 PHM awards were presented at the PHM21 Conference held this week from Aug. 4-6.

LRP2021AwardsL to R: Melissa Mannion, Robert Richter and Emily SmithermanMelissa Mannion, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Robert Richter, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, and Emily Smitherman, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, received Loan Repayment Program (LRP) awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

FoundersFundImageWEBWe are pleased to announce the 2021-2022 Founders' Fund recipients.

New Faculty July 2021 WEBTop L to R: Adam Cohen, Miles Fowler, Zia Kabani, Kasztan Malgorzata, Vivek Shukla and Ryne SimpsonThe UAB Department of Pediatrics welcomed six new faculty members in the month of July. Please join us in making them feel at home! 

The UAB Department of Pediatrics believes that recognizing the exceptional contributions of our faculty and colleagues is a vital aspect of our culture. The department honors individuals with the following awards.

SparkmanPilotGrantL to R: Drs. Erica Bjornstad and Nora SwitchenkoTwo faculty from the Department of Pediatrics received 2021 Pilot Project Grants from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

reachoutandread2021The UAB Pediatric Primary Care Clinic (PCC) celebrated its annual Reach Out and Read Day on Tuesday, July 13 by passing out copies of “Leo Gets a Checkup” to patients and their families. The clinic staff, faculty and residents added to the celebration by dressing up in a toddler theme.

NicholsAlanaWEBAlana Nichols, M.D., first year resident in the Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program, has been named to the subcommittee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) of the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association (NMPRA).

Wilson Hope 2018WEBHope Wilson, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been selected to serve on the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Clinical Research Training Institute (CRTI) Steering Subcommittee.

ResidentAAPReps2021L to R: Drs. Carter Barnett and Joseph HirstPlease join us in congratulating Carter Barnett, M.D., PGY-3 Resident, on being selected as the 2021-2022 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Resident Program Delegate.