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. 

LCMentorsImageMedical students at the UAB School of Medicine participate in the learning communities (LC) course across all four years of medical school. Housestaff members from across UAB are selected each year to serve as mentors for students in these LCs.

PEMInstructoroftheYearAwardL to R: Drs. Kevin Gutermuth and Eric JorgeKevin Gutermuth, M.D., first year fellow in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Eric Jorge, M.D., second year fellow in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, were named the recipients of the UAB Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergency Medicine Instructor of the Year Award.

BestofJCFOatesRoweHarrisL to R: Drs. Gabriela Oates, Steven Rowe and Tom HarrisThe paper Tobacco Smoke Exposure Limits the Therapeutic Benefit of Tezacaftor/Ivacaftor in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis by Gabriela Oates, Ph.D., assistant professor, Steven Rowe, M.D., professor, and Tom Harris, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, has been selected as Best of Journal of Cystic Fibrosis for 2020.

ResidentGraduation2021WEB

We would like to congratulate the Pediatric Residents, the Combined Med-Peds Residents and the Combined Peds-Genetics Residents for completing their residency.

Below is what our graduates will be doing after residency:

ChairClinicalAffairs headshotYung Lau, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Erin Shaughnessy, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, have been named vice chairs for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Pediatrics. They began their new roles June 1, 2021.

Monroe Kathy 2021updateWEBAfter a national search, Kathy Monroe, M.D., has been named the next division director of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She began her new role June 1, 2021.

Duerring Shea 2015WEBShea Duerring, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, has been elected to the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Board of Directors.

Dimmitt Reed 2016WEBReed Dimmitt, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, has been elected the president-elect for the Board of Directors of the Bell Center. Dr. Dimmitt has served on the Bell Center Board of Directors for four years and has been a longtime supporter of the center.